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1. Leaked Turkey-Libya deal under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-under-scrutiny

A copy of a controversial maritime agreement between Turkey and Libya leaked to the press on Thursday after Ankara shared the memorandum with parliament ahead of a vote in the coming days...

2. Turkey says Greek Cypriots 'spoiled' in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-cypriots-spoiled-in-the-eu

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country’s continental shelf is not up for discussion, accusing Greeks and Greek Cypriots of holding maximalist and uncompromising positions....

3. Neighbours criticise Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-draws-criticism-from-neighbours

The foreign ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has condemned the signing of an agreement on maritime boundaries between Turkey and Libya, calling it a “serious violation” of international law...

4. UNSC briefed on Cyprus ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-briefed-on-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin

The Security Council held consultations on Cyprus on Thursday behind closed doors, where members were briefed on the latest developments and urged leaders to be productive in the period ahead...

5. 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...

6. President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-stresses-political-determination-ahead-of-berlin-as-nicosia-condemns-ankara-s-new-drilling-attempt

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

7. Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mogherini-says-eu-stands-with-cyprus

High Representative Federica Mogherini expressed the EU’s full solidarity with Cyprus in her closing statement in the European Parliament plenary discussing Turkey's drilling activities around the island...

8. Six countries attend “Nemesis 2019” multinational exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-countries-attend-nemesis-2019-multinational-exercise-in-cyprus-eez

Six countries participated on Wednesday in “Nemesis 2019”, a multinational Search & Rescue exercise, which was held in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus, under the general coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center....

9. 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...

10. Cyprus pleased with sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pleased-with-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

The Republic of Cyprus is pleased with a framework regime for sanctions against Turkey, adopted formally by the Foreign Affairs Ministers council, making it possible for countries to place sanctions through asset freezes and travel bans...

11. EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-okays-framework-on-turkey-over-cyprus

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday economic sanctions over Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date...

12. EU ministers follow up on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-follow-up-on-turkey-conclusions

EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Monday where they are expected to adopt measures against Turkish drilling activities around Cyprus...

13. Cyprus signs deal for offshore gas concession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grants-first-natural-gas-exploitation-license

Cyprus and the Aphrodite consortium on Thursday signed an exploitation license and a revised production sharing contract, aiming to start natural gas production in 2025, generating projected revenues of $9.3 billion for a period of eighteen years ...

14. ExxonMobil’s Vice President briefs Ministers in Cyprus on the company’s appraisal plan for Block 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-s-vice-president-briefs-ministers-in-cyprus-on-the-company-s-appraisal-plan-for-block-10

ExxonMobil’s Vice President Don Bagley has discussed with Ministers in Cyprus, the company’s plan for an appraisal drilling for “Glaucus” gas deposit in Block 10 of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during a visit in Nicosia where he spoke to the 15th Cyprus Summit/ Economist Conference....

15. Cyprus soon to fulfill Schengen obligation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-soon-to-fulfill-schengen-obligation

The Republic of Cyprus declared its readiness to become a member of the Schengen Area and awaits EU evaluation, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides announced on Monday ...

16. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

17. EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-heads-come-through-on-turkey-conclusions

The European Council endorses the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Turkey’s drilling and reaffirms its solidarity with Cyprus, according to the conclusions adopted after the first day of the EU leaders Summit in Brussels...

18. Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-tell-interview-with-christopher-pincher

Brexit would not change the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, according to British Minister Christopher Pincher, who gave a tell-all interview to Kathimerini Cyprus...

19. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

20. Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-eu-decisions-‘unlawful-and-biased

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

21. Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-frigate-underlines-french-support

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides says a French frigate within the Cypriot EEZ was not intended to militarize a situation but to show support from France towards the Republic’s sovereign rights...

22. Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-sides-with-nicosia-over-turkish-activities

European Council President Donald Tusk has reiterated EU solidarity towards Nicosia, in light of new Turkish drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus...

23. Anastasiades to broach EEZ during Tusk visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-broach-eez-during-tusk-visit

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting on Friday with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to discuss Turkish activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...

24. Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesman-says-turkey-invaded-cypriot-waters

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has condemned Turkish activities inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) describing it as an invasion of the Mediterranean island’s maritime domain...

25. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

26. Cairo summit underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cairo-summit-underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

27. 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...

28. Greece says EU to decide response to Turkey's Cyprus drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-eu-to-decide-response-to-turkey-s-cyprus-drilling

Greece's foreign minister says top diplomats from European Union member states will decide next week on how to respond to Turkey's bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has licensed European energy companies to conduct a hydrocarbons search....

29. 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...

30. Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ships-disturb-cypriot-waters

Nicosia and Athens are calling on Turkey to back off following Ankara’s decision to send more ships off the southern coast of Cyprus...

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