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24 November, 2020
 

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1. Trump okays Biden transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-okays-biden-transition

After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results...

2. Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey's regional behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slovakia-fms-discuss-turkey-s-regional-behaviour

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, were the focus of discussions in Nicosia on Monday between the Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok....

3. Greece, UAE commit to mutual defense assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-uae-commit-to-mutual-defense-assistance

The mutual defense assistance clause, activated in the event that one of the two countries’ territorial integrity is threatened, is probably the most important part of the defense and foreign policy cooperation agreement signed by Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, according to sources with inside information....

4. Biden key pick emerges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-key-pick-emerges

US president-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate veteran diplomat Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, making good on a promise to restore EU-US relations and take a more active role on the global stage but also planting many unknowns in regards to Turkey...

5. ‘No going back’ on Varosha decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘no-going-back-on-varosha-decision

Over 200 Varosha property owners are seeking to return to the divided island’s most popular ghost town, with Turkish Cypriots appearing ready to address Greek Cypriot grievances with or without a solution to the Cyprus problem, adding there is “no going back” on the plan to open the abandoned city...

6. Turkey’s behavior ‘widening its separation’ from EU, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-behavior-‘widening-its-separation-from-eu-borrell-says

Turkey’s rhetoric on Cyprus is aggravating tensions with the European Union and Ankara must understand that its behavior is “widening its separation” from the 27-nation bloc, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday....

7. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

8. Cyprus, Israel affirm excellent bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-affirm-excellent-bilateral-relations

Israeli Minister of Defence Benny Gantz has stressed the necessity for Turkey to immediately terminate its illegal actions in Cyprus and the broader region, in order to create the favourable conditions that would allow for the resumption of a productive dialogue on the Cyprus issue....

9. Mitsotakis hails Cyprus, Greece, Egypt cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-hails-cyprus-greece-egypt-cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the importance of the trilateral cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt for ensuring peace and stability in the region....

10. Cavusoglu indicates tough stance on Cyprus talks, East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-indicates-tough-stance-on-cyprus-talks-east-med

The Turkish Cypriot community is no longer willing to sit at the table “just to negotiate,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, indicating a tougher stance towards UN-brokered talks aimed at reunifying the divided island....

11. Lute expected in Cyprus to test the waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-expected-in-cyprus-to-test-the-waters

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has instructed his special advisor Jane Holl Lute to begin consultations with all parties involved in the Cyprus problem in order to determine whether the preconditions are in place to convene an informal 5+1 meeting on Cyprus. ...

12. US and Russia take liberties over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-take-liberties-over-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus was in a diplomatic pickle this week, after US officials urged the island to follow through with banning Russian naval ships, prompting Moscow’s reaction...

13. Pompeo criticizes Turkey’s unilateral actions in letter to Greek FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-criticizes-turkey-s-unilateral-actions-in-letter-to-greek-fm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sent a letter to his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in which he criticizes Turkey’s unilateral actions while describing Greece as a pillar of stability in the region, Kathimerini says citing diplomatic sources in Athens....

14. Athens starts diplomatic offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-starts-diplomatic-offensive

Athens has embarked on an ambitious diplomatic offensive aiming to woo old and new friends in the bid to advance its positions in the face of Turkey’s stance in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

15. China’s new ambassador lands in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-new-ambassador-lands-in-cyprus

China’s new ambassador to Cyprus, Yantao Liu, landed on the island Thursday and quickly got to work in Nicosia, saying ties between the two countries were a at 'historic best'...

16. Cyprus slams Erdogan's push for two-state solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-erdogan-s-push-for-two-state-solution

The Republic of Cyprus slammed comments regarding a two-state solution to the Cyprus Problem made by the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday after meeting with the new Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with government spokesman Kyriakos Koushios stressing on Tuesday that such prospects are in complete opposition to UN resolutions....

17. Dendias, Lavrov discuss Cyprus in Athens meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-lavrov-discuss-cyprus-in-athens-meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Athens on Monday, at the start of the foreign official's visit to the Greek capital....

18. 5G wars over Cyprus rage on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-wars-over-cyprus-rage-on

The Chinese Embassy in Cyprus accused Washington over the weekend of “openly coercing” Nicosia and other allies into keeping out Chinese companies in setting up 5G networks...

19. Tatar goes to Ankara with clean slate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-visits-ankara-on-clean-slate

Newly-elected Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is visiting Ankara on Monday, following his first tell-all interview with Turkish media after being sworn into office...

20. Opposition turns up pressure over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-turns-up-pressure-over-passport-scandal

Parliament in Cyprus is expected to debate proposals over the passport scandal, including whether a new law can force the government to hand over files to the auditor general as well as a freeze on pending applications allegedly being squeezed through before the disgraced scheme is set to go on hiatus...

21. Turkey slams joint declaration by Cyprus, Greece and Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-slams-joint-declaration-by-cyprus-greece-and-egypt

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that condemns Turkish energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and numerous "provocations" that they maintain are threatening regional peace....

22. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt present united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-present-united-front

Cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt aims to safeguard peace and stability in the region on the basis of international law, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said during a trilateral summit in Nicosia Wednesday....

23. Cyprus-Greece-Egypt summit to 'send messages in all directions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-summit-to-send-messages-in-all-directions

The strengthening of ties and cooperation between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt sends strong messages regarding the determination of the three countries to work together for peace and stability in the region, deputy government spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas said on Tuesday. ...

24. Anastasiades, Tatar to meet next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-tatar-to-meet-next-week

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will meet the newly-elected leader of the Turkish-Cypriot community Ersin Tatar next week for the first time, according to remarks by the latter on Tuesday....

25. Turkish Cypriots elect Tatar as new leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-elect-tatar-as-new-leader

Turkish Cypriots elected a new leader on Sunday, Ersin Tatar, reaffirming strong ties with Ankara and signaling possibly new developments in the Cyprus Problem...

26. Michalis Persianis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michalis-persianis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Michalis Persianis has been Corporate Affairs Director at Bank of Cyprus since 2015. ...

27. Anastasiades satisfied after EC 'deplores' Turkey's actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-satisfied-after-ec-deplores-turkey-s-actions

The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades expressed satisfaction in view of the EU Council’s condemnation of Turkey’s “renewed unilateral and provocative actions” in the eastern Mediterranean....

28. France, Germany give Turkey a week to clarify positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-germany-give-turkey-a-week-to-clarify-positions

France and Germany accused Turkey on Thursday of continuing to provoke the European Union with its actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and gave it a week to clarify its positions....

29. Athens bracing for four East Med scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bracing-for-four-east-med-scenarios

Having drawn useful conclusions from the tension in the Eastern Mediterranean over the summer, Athens is prepared to deal with any move Ankara makes south of the island of Kastellorizo and is examining four possible scenarios, Kathimerini understands. ...

30. Cypriots rise up against corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-rise-up-against-corruption

A crowd of protesters gathered outside Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia on Wednesday evening, calling on House Speaker Demitris Syllouris to resign after he was featured in an Al Jazeera undercover story on corruption...

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