In a statement government spokesperson Prodromou said that President Anastasiades ''is pleased that Mr. Mustafa Akinci, contrary to his proposal on the issue of hydrocarbons on 13 July, in his letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations dated July 10, suggests the convening of an informal conference on the Crans Montana model, basically adopting one of the proposals that the President of the Republic has written in his letter to the Secretary General in his letter of 14 June.''...
Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades` response to the proposal of Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the co-management of the natural resources is already being drafted, a government source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA). Anastasiades` response will be sent to Akinci as well as to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the EU officials to which Akinci`s proposal was also delivered....
A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability.
The most revealing broadcast last Monday on the Russian-made missile that fell in the occupied areas was a tell-all account by Despina Kouri during RIK’s primetime news on what was being reported by the foreign press regarding the incident...
Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving a large area south of the island of Kastellorizo, within Greece's continental shelf, for military exercises on Sunday as Greeks go to general elections...
Cyprus has initiated legal proceedings against three companies involved in gas drilling by Turkey to the west of the island for encroaching on the island’s continental shelf, a senior foreign ministry official said on Tuesday...
Turkey plans to start drilling for hydrocarbons around Cyprus, the country's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during a briefing of a Turkish parliamentary committee on Wednesday, according to the Independent Balkan News Agency (IBNA)....
Andreas Paraschos takes a closer look at the latest political developments on the Cyprus issue, following a presidential press conference that left many with a smug on their face ...
The Cyprus government is willing to renegotiate terms with an energy consortium, following concerns on the part of companies that worry new developments and low gas prices would render a current deal not profitable...
There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, and there is no plan B, UK High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen Lillie, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), stressing that “for plan A to succeed the negotiations need to be well prepared, and the public opinion needs to be well prepared” as well....