Press Releases & News

29 July 2021 - Statement on the adoption by the UN Security Council of resolution 2587 renewing the mandate of UNFICYP until 31 January 2022

Statement by the Foreign Ministry on the adoption by the UN Security Council of Resolution 2587 renewing the mandate of UNFICYP until 31 January 2022 In view of the final text of Resolution 2587, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes the unanimous renewal of the mandate of the Peacekeeping Force…

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27 July 2021 - EU slams Turkey's illegal actions in Varosha that violate relevant UNSC resolutions and calls for their immediate reversal

Reacting to the latest provocative actions of Turkey in relation to the fenced area of Varosha, which violate the relevant Resolutions of the UN Security Council, and, following the adoption of a Presidential Statement of the Security Council on 23 July 2021, the High Representative of the European Union…

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24 July 2021 - Cyprus welcomes the statement by the President of the UN Security Council on Varosha and calls for compliance

Statement by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, Amb. Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, on the Presidential Statement of the Security Council on Varosha United Nations, 23 July 2021   Cyprus welcomes the statement just made by the President of the Security Council…

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24 July 2021 - FM Christodoulides to pay two-day visit to Israel on 26-27 July upon invitation from his counterpart Yair Lapid

Press release regarding the two-day working visit that the Minister of Foreign Affairs will pay to Israel on 26 and 27 July Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Christodoulides, travels to Israel on Sunday night where he is due to pay a two-day working visit, upon invitation from the Israeli Minister…

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23 July 2021 - Ambassador Olympia Neocleous presents Credentials as the new Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN Office in Geneva

Ambassador Olympia Neocleous presented her Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG), Tatiana Valovaya, as Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus, at a special ceremony held yesterday, 22 July 2021, in the Palais des Nations. Welcoming the new Permanent…

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22 July 2021 - FM Christodoulides to meet tomorrow in Nicosia with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Lebanon Zeina Akar

Press Release regarding the meeting that the Minister of Foreign Affairs will have tomorrow (23/7) with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Lebanon The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, will have a meeting tomorrow, Friday, 23 July, with the Deputy Prime Minister…

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21 July 2021 - FM Christodoulides: Greek Foreign Minister's visit vitally important on the day after the latest Turkish provocations in relation to Varosha

Statement by Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, after his meeting with Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias Nicosia, 21 July 2021   It is always with great pleasure that I welcome to Cyprus the Greek Foreign Minister, my friend Nikos Dendias and his associates, in the context of the regular contacts…

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