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18 January, 2020
 

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1. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

2. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

3. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

4. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

5. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

6. Cyprus okays US ’forward deployed’ unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-us-forward-deployed-unit

Nicosia has accepted a request from Washington regarding the arrival of an American Rapid Deployment Forces unit for humanitarian purposes in case of an emergency...

7. Greek Premier asks Trump for support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-asks-trump-for-support

US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "extraordinary" relations with Greece as he welcomed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on Tuesday...

8. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

9. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

10. Greece, Cyprus and Israel sign EastMed deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-and-israel-sign-eastmed-deal

Greece, Israel and Cyprus have signed a deal for an undersea pipeline designed to carry gas from offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe...

11. Pompeo cancels trip to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-cancels-trip-to-nicosia

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has cancelled a trip to Cyprus next week in the wake of protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq, with Department officials vowing to reschedule the visit “in the near future"...

12. Pompeo to visit Cyprus next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-to-visit-cyprus-next-week

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo is scheduled to visit Cyprus next week where he will meet separately with the two leaders and reaffirm his country’s support for a UN-led effort to reunify the island under a federal roof...

13. Cypriot FM works the phones over Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-works-the-phones-over-libya

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been working the phones Thursday and Friday, discussing with counterparts of other nations the situation in Libya and a need to avoid illegal actions...

14. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

15. Turkey warns US over Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denounces-move-to-end-cyprus-arms-embargo

Ankara has warned Washington that an impending lift of a US arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus is a “dangerous escalation” that would hamper efforts to reach a peace settlement on the divided island...

16. Senate approves Armenian resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-armenian-resolution

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a historic move that infuriated Turkey and dealt a blow to the already problematic ties between Ankara and Washington...

17. US arms embargo to be lifted on conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-arms-embargo-to-be-lifted-on-conditions

President Donald Trump will have discretion over a current US arms embargo imposed on Cyprus, as both Senate and House conferees have reached an agreement on the defence budget for next year...

18. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

19. Greece caught in US-China conflict on 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-caught-in-us-china-conflict-on-5g

The development of 5G networks in Greece has been caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war, with pressure growing on the Greek side...

20. US affirm commitment to eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-affirm-commitment-to-eastern-mediterranean

State Secretary Mike Pompeo underlined the commitment of the United States in the Eastern Mediterranean and the deepening of bilateral relations with the Republic of Cyprus on security...

21. Cyprus foreign minister in Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-in-washington

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides is on a working visit to Washington, where he will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday...

22. Trump has ‘wonderful’ meeting with Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-has-‘wonderful-meeting-with-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful"...

23. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

24. US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-turkey-work-out-a-ceasefire

Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

25. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

26. Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-moves-troops-to-confront-turkey

The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday...

27. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

28. Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-launches-ground-offensive-in-syria

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border...

29. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

30. Yavuz to start drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-to-start-drilling-off-cyprus

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez on Monday says Yavuz will start drilling for hydrocarbon deposits within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone “today or tomorrow,” in what Nicosia says is a “serious escalation” by Ankara...

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