Press Releases & News

21 Aug. 2021 - FM Christodoulides travels to Israel tomorrow to take part in Trilateral Meeting with counterparts from Israel & Greece

Press Release regarding the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to Israel for participation in the Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Israel and Greece that takes place tomorrow (Sunday, 22/8) The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, travels to…

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18 Aug. 2021 - Cyprus among 50 countries co-signing Joint Statement expressing concern about situation of women and girls in Afghanistan

Cyprus was part of a group of 50 countries, including all 27 Members of the European Union, on behalf of which a joint statement was issued today, 18 August, expressing concern about the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan in light of the latest developments in the country.     Apart from the…

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17 Aug. 2021 - Michael Mavros presents his Letters of Credence becoming the new Ambassador of Cyprus to Kuwait

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Kuwait, Michael Mavros, presented yesterday, 16 August, his Letters of Credence to H.H. the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, at a special ceremony that took place in Bayan Palace in the City of Kuwait, in the presence of the country’s…

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3 Aug. 2021 - Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides welcomes group of new recruits to the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Cyprus

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, met with the nine new Attachés who joined the Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Cyprus on 15 July 2021, welcoming them to the family of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the presence of the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Kornelios Korneliou. On…

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30 July 2021 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces first annual "Stella Soulioti" Human Rights Award (2021) and calls for nominations

Announcement of first annual "Stella Soulioti" Human Rights Award and call for nominations The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the first annual competition for the "Stella Soulioti" Human Rights Award and the opening on Monday, 2 August 2021, of the window for submission of nominations or proposals…

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29 July 2021 - MFA 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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