Press Releases & News

30 January 2023 - Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the UN Security Council Resolution for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its satisfaction with the adoption by the Security Council of the Resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another 12 months, namely until January 31, 2024. The Council will continue to be informed every six months both on the…

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27 January 2023 - The Head of the Peacekeeping Force rejects the claims of "Yeni Düzen"

Today, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou, made a diplomatic démarche with the Head of the Peacekeeping Force, Mr Colin Stewart, regarding the allegations of the Turkish-Cypriot newspaper "Yeni Düzen" and what is attributed to Mr. Stewart. Mr.…

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27 January 2023 - Press Release regarding the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp in 1945. On this solemn occasion, we remember and honour the innocent victims of the Holocaust,…

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25 January 2022 - Ambassador, Dr Kypros Giorgallis, presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dr Kypros Giorgallis, presented yesterday his Credentials to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Kassym-Jomart K. Tokayev, at a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Astana. The Ambassador relayed President’s…

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11 January 2023 - Press Release regarding the content of the Reports submitted to the Security Council by the UN Secretary-General on Good Offices and the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has carefully studied the content of the Reports submitted to the Security Council by the UN Secretary-General on Good Offices and the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. We had previously conveyed the message to the UN representatives in Cyprus and New York that we expected…

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11 January 2023 - Ambassador, Mr. Yiorgos Christofides, presented his credentials to the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Alain Berset

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Switzerland, with residence in Rome, Mr. Yiorgos Christofides, presented yesterday, 10th January 2023, his Letters of Credence to the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Alain Berset. During the meeting that followed, the Ambassador conveyed to President…

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9 January 2023 - Statement by FM Mr Ioannis Kasoulides during his visit to Germany at the invitation of the FM Ms Annalena Baerbock

Thank you my dear Analena for the invitation to visit Berlin, the warm hospitality and the extremely useful exchange between us. Our meeting today takes place only a few weeks after the visit of the President of the Republic to Berlin and the contacts he had with the President and Federal Chancellor…

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