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1. EU bans two Turks over drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bans-two-turks-over-drilling-off-cyprus

The European Union has imposed sanctions on two Turkish nationals in connection with their company’s drilling activities off Cyprus...

2. French frigate 'Auvergne' joins Cypriot- French search and rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-frigate-auvergne-joins-cypriot-french-search-and-rescue-drill

Cyprus and France held a joint Search and Rescue (SAR) exercise on Tuesday off the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France. The French frigate 'Auvergne' also took part in the drill....

3. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

4. Cyprus and Norway prepare to sign energy MoU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-norway-prepare-to-sign-energy-mou

Cyprus and Norway began preparations on Friday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy issues, that will contain provisions for the exchange of expertise in relation to the national hydrocarbon fund (sovereign fund), among other things....

5. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

6. Hydrocarbon exploration in Cyprus EEZ on track, minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hydrocarbon-exploration-in-cyprus-eez-on-track-minister-says

A French-Italian consortium between oil giants Total and ENI will start drilling in Block 6 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone on schedule in April despite an “escalation” in tension from Turkey, Cypriot Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis has said....

7. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

8. Erdogan says third Turkish drill ship to begin operations in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-third-turkish-drill-ship-to-begin-operations-in-2020

Turkey has purchased its third offshore drilling ship which will arrive in Turkey next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the ship will begin operations in 2020. ...

9. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

10. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

11. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

12. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

13. Cooperation required to fully reap energy rewards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooperation-required-to-fully-reap-energy-rewards

14. Nicosia to press on with energy plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-press-on-with-energy-plans

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia’s energy plans are moving forward while criticizing Ankara for seeking preconditions for dialogue...

15. Cavusoglu: Turkey is prepared to cooperate with all apart from G/C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-turkey-is-prepared-to-cooperate-with-all-apart-from-g-c

Turkey is prepared to cooperate with everyone apart from the Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said....

16. Cyprus to purchase arms worth €240m from France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-purchase-arms-worth-€240m-from-france

Contracts have been signed for the purchase of military equipment worth €240 million from France, Defence Ministry announced on Friday, confirming recent reports in French media....

17. Flagship of French navy off the coast of Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flagship-of-french-navy-off-the-coast-of-limassol

The Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the flagship of the French navy, sailed through Block 8 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone on Thursday, passing alongside the Turkish Yavuz drillship bringing rising tensions to the region....

18. French aircraft carrier in Cyprus Block 8

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-aircraft-carrier-in-cyprus-block-8

Amid rising tensions in the East Mediterranean, the flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, remains in Block 8 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, bearing a small fleet of Rafale fighter jets, helicopters, other aircraft and drones....

19. Senior US energy official urges region's players to show restraint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senior-us-energy-official-urges-region-s-players-to-show-restraint

Senior US energy official Francis Fannon currently holding a round of talks in Nicosia highlighted the importance of the partnership between Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the US, but urged all parties to refrain from provocative moves which may further destabilize the region....

20. EU diplomats to impose sanctions on two Turks over Cyprus EEZ drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-diplomats-to-impose-sanctions-on-two-turks-over-cyprus-eez-drilling

Cyprus, Turkey, EU, drilling, EEZ, sanctions...

21. Government: Visit of US Energy official sends powerful messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-us-energy-official-visit-sends-powerful-messages

The arrival in Cyprus of senior US energy official Francis Fannon sends powerful political messages, Government spokesman Kyriakos Kousios said on Tuesday, noting that a new round of drilling in the Cyprus EEZ is expected end of March....

22. Cyprus rejects Ankara call for a stop to drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-ankara-call-for-a-stop-to-drilling

Nicosia on Thursday rejected a call by Ankara for a halt to drilling activities off the island's south as a precondition for it to stop its own activities off the divided island. ...

23. Aksoy: Turkey will continue protecting T/C rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aksoy-‘turkey-will-continue-resolutely-to-protect-the-rights-of-the-turkish-cypriots

Turkey’s ongoing survey and drilling activities off Cyprus aim at protecting the rights of Turkish Cypriots, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday, adding that “until these rights are guaranteed, Turkish Petroleum will continue to operate” in the areas licensed by the breakaway state....

24. Tripartite meetings do little to bolster Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tripartite-meetings-do-little-to-bolster-turkey-relations

Tripartite meetings constitute one of the most successful initiatives of the island’s foreign policy, though they do little toward Cyprus’ problems with Turkey, prominent academic and former diplomat to Cyprus Michalis Attalides told Kathimerini in an interview....

25. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

26. Nicosia’s Yazuz suspicions point to online leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-yazuz-suspicions-point-to-online-leak

Cypriot officials at the Department of Environment say an entire study, which was inadvertently posted online in 2017, might have given Ankara a leg-up in the search for gas off the coast of Limassol...

27. Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-suspicious-over-yavuz-drilling-spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

28. Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-cyprus-from-geneva-conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

29. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

30. Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-athens-condemn-ankara-s-illegal-drilling-plan

The Government of Cyprus publicly condemned Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus, while the Greek Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Turkey΄s plans, stressing that their actions have neither legal effect nor create fait accompli....

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