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05 February, 2023
 

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61. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

62. Cabinet ends citizenship ordeal for mixed couple’s kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ends-citizenship-ordeal-for-mixed-couple-s-kids

The President’s Cabinet has granted citizenship to two siblings from a bicommunal mixed family, following criticism that their applications for identification cards were caught in a political stalemate for having a Turkish grandfather...

63. Moscow against recognition of Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-against-recognition-of-turkish-occupied-northern-cyprus

Russia dismissed Turkish media reports on Thursday that Moscow and Ankara are engaged in bargaining for the mutual recognition of Crimea as Russian territory and the Turkish-occupied territories in northern Cyprus....

64. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

65. Jury still out on UN rep after New York lunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jury-still-out-on-un-rep-after-new-york-lunch

Divided Cyprus’ leaders are on standby following a meeting they had together with the Secretary General, with reports saying a joint statement was past due following disagreement over specifics in assigning another UN representative on the island...

66. Cypriot leaders lunch with UN chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-lunch-with-un-chief

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is set to meet with Cyprus’ two community leaders on Monday in New York, with reports pointing to statements on both sides that could hold the key to any chance of things moving forward despite low expectations...

67. Vaccinated in Cyprus granted checkpoint boon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-in-cyprus-granted-checkpoint-boon

The two sides of divided Cyprus have agreed to do away with tests for fully vaccinated persons wishing to cross the buffer zone, following the latest assessments of a bicommunal committee and news that the virus is slowing down...

68. Fotis Fotiou concludes UK visit, meets with Minister Wendy Morton

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotis-fotiou-concludes-uk-visit-meets-with-minister-wendy-morton

Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots Fotis Fotiou met with UK Under-Secretary of State for European Neighborhood Policy Wendy Morton....

69. A decentralized federation, with flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lilly-interview

Marina Economidou interviews UK High Commissioner Stephen Lillie regarding the UK's proposed plan to the Cyprus solution....

70. North soon to establish Varosha czar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-soon-to-establish-varosha-czar

An international conference on Varosha is in the works according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused European officials of turning their backs on Turkish Cypriots and further insisted that any steps on Cyprus’ ghost town will be 'in accordance with the law'...

71. Nicosia, Ankara worlds apart over resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-ankara-worlds-apart-over-resolution

Nicosia has welcomed a Security Council resolution that renewed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus and also delved into other aspects of the Cyprus Problem, with Ankara crying foul and saying the UN violated its own rules...

72. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

73. Cypriot president points finger at UK and UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-points-finger-at-uk-and-un

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says “Erdogan’s audacity” has been fueled by Great Britain and the UN’s special envoy to Cyprus, with the Greek Cypriot leader suggesting during an interview this week that a veto on the EU’s positive agenda with Ankara has not been ruled out...

74. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

75. Checkpoints to open with no deal on vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-on-vaccinated-but-checkpoints-open-friday

The two communities on divided Cyprus have confirmed their agreement on a 3-level system that would allow people to go through checkpoints, but details remain unclear on whether those who are vaccinated can still cross if epidemiological conditions worsen...

76. Blinken covers all bases in phone call to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-covers-all-bases-in-phone-call-to-cyprus

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has pledged support for a federal solution in Cyprus, urging both sides to be open to compromise while also warning over Russian and Chinese influence in the region...

77. Anastasiades warns against new faits accomplis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-warns-against-new-faits-accomplis

Despite talks in Geneva coming to an unsuccessful end after the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced he failed to find common ground among parties, President Nicos Anastasiades lauded the successful management of the summit on the part of Guterres and the Greek Cypriot representation....

78. Search for common ground on Cyprus begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-common-ground-on-cyprus-begins

The United Nations are launching in Geneva their latest effort in the Cyprus Problem, with an informal 5+1 meeting starting Tuesday in search for common ground despite the two sides on the divided island having denounced each other’s official position...

79. Anastasiades sets course for Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-sets-course-for-geneva

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is flying to Geneva on Monday ahead of an informal five party meeting held by the UN to ascertain whether there is common ground to push for a new round of peace talks for the divided island...

80. Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicommunal-health-committee-working-on-reopening-of-crossings

Authorities in the north have instructed the bicommunal technical committee on health to draw up a road map for the restoration of crossings to pre-pandemic conditions as soon as the epidemiological situation allows....

81. Police probe burning of Greek flag in Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-burning-of-greek-flag-in-pyla

A Greek flag that was hoisted at an elementary school in Pyla was reportedly stolen and set on fire this week, but the exact time of the incident in the bicommunal village was not fully clear...

82. Cyprus, Greece mount pressure for revision of EUCO conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-mount-pressure-for-revision-of-euco-conclusions

Cyprus and Greece mounted pressure on Wednesday for a revision of the draft European Council conclusions on Turkey, arguing that they should better reflect the stance taken by the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in his recent report....

83. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

84. Anastasiades says determined to participate creatively in Cyprus conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-determined-to-participate-creatively-in-cyprus-conference

President Nicos Anastasiades received the UNSG’s special envoy Jane Holl Lute in Nicosia on Monday as preparatory work continues to unfold ahead of the informal conference on Cyprus to be held in Geneva on April 27-29....

85. Borrell: Cyprob solution must come from Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cyprob-solution-must-come-from-cypriots-themselves

"The European Union fully supports the resumption of a settlement process under UN auspices, as soon as possible," and stands ready to provide whatever assistance both parties and the UN would find most useful, the EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday....

86. Two states in Cyprus? Why not, then, a unitary one?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/two-states-in-cyprus-why-not-then-a-unitary-one

An informal summit on Cyprus is scheduled to take place in Geneva in late April, coming at a time when Greek-Turkish relations are anything but good and tensions are high in the broader region. The aim of the meeting, according to the United Nations, “will be to determine whether common ground exists for the parties to negotiate a lasting solution to the Cyprus problem within a foreseeable horizon.”...

87. Anastasiades determined to get formal negotiations rolling again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-determined-to-get-formal-negotiations-rolling-again

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday expressed strong determination to participate in the informal meeting on Cyprus that the UN announced will take place in Geneva on April 27-29....

88. Russia says backdoor Cyprob plan by UK 'unacceptable'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-says-backdoor-cyprob-plan-by-uk-unacceptable

Imposing a blueprint for a Cyprus settlement from the outside is unacceptable, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova said Thursday, commenting on reports suggesting a backdoor ‘British plan’ for settling the Cyprus Problem....

89. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt FMs call for federal Cyprob solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-fms-call-for-federal-cyprob-solution

The Foreign Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus signed a joint statement in support for a Cyprus solution on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation, in accordance with international law, the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions, and in line with the European acquis....

90. UK states it is a 'strong supporter' of federal Cyprob solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-states-it-is-a-strong-supporter-of-federal-cyprob-solution

The UK remains a “strong supporter” of a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement to the Cyprus issue based on the internationally accepted model of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation, a government source in London has said. ...

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