Turkey And Cyprus

Record MILLION doubles guarantees from Northern Cyprus

[ad_1] 06 October 2021 Merit Poker The collaboration between Merit Poker and partypoker LIVE has been very successful with the MILLION Northern Cyprus festival creating an unforgettable and record-breaking live poker experience. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus was the first MILLIONS event in over a year due to COVID-19 restrictions …

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Cyprus sets foot on migration talks, KNEWS

[ad_1] The Republic of Cyprus is stepping up pressure on a pending deal on an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries to voice their grievances against the bloc, a union going through a power struggle. According to the Cypriot News Agency, Interior Minister Nikos Nouris told …

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Nicosia awaits new UN envoy

[ad_1] The president and the government expect the UN secretary-general to appoint a special envoy who will help efforts to resume the negotiating process, spokesman Marios Pelekanos said on Monday. Previous envoy Jane Holl Lute has resigned. Following a National Council meeting, Pelekanos said President Nicos Anastasiades briefed party leaders …

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Should Russia and the United States become allies again?

[ad_1] By KM Greg Sarkissian The Zoryan Institute recently held discussions on the geopolitical rivalry between the United States and China. The discussion focused on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, the Sino-Turkish alliance, their impacts on the geopolitical landscape, whether the interests of Russia and the United States are …

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MEP shocked by ‘scarred’ Famagusta

[ad_1] Akel on Saturday called on people to join the bicommunity rally that will take place Sunday morning in Dherynia and which will call for the reunification of the island. The rally is supported by more than 100 parties, groups, organizations and unions on both sides of the divide and …

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Cyprus sees increase in migrant arrivals, KNEWS

[ad_1] Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson presented a report on migration and asylum on Wednesday, one year after the adoption of the Commission’s proposal for a new migration pact and asylum. The report makes specific reference to the situation in Cyprus, Johansson citing Cyprus as …

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Turkey creates a new Ottoman Empire

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS (PA) – The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus accuses the Turkish president of trying to promote a new Ottoman empire in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East – and says that such an approach to the geopolitics could have a negative impact on …

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Erdogan calls on UN to recognize Turkish-occupied Cyprus

[ad_1] Erdogan insists on a two-state solution for Cyprus at the United Nations General Assembly. Credit: Turkish Presidency Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community to recognize the international status of Turkey’s occupied northern Cyprus during a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. He …

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Turkey wants a self-sufficient Turkish Cyprus (VP)

[ad_1] Ankara wants the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to become self-reliant and confident, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Monday. Speaking at a joint press conference with TRNC Prime Minister Ersan Saner at the Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara, Oktay said there are “a few points” his …

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Consultations with the population first, then a decision

[ad_1] By Achilleas Demetriades The citizens of Cyprus live in uncertainty. They testify to a governance which they lacked, and which excels in improvisation, scandals and misunderstandings. The situation has reached unacceptable levels: -The rule of law is systematically lagging behind -The nominations of the “best” are tragic -The economic …

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The battle for energy control in the Eastern Mediterranean

[ad_1] The history of oil and natural gas is marked by instability and conflict. The rise of the Eastern Mediterranean as a prolific energy region has increased the existing tensions between some riparian states while strengthening cooperation among others. The ratification of the charter concerning the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum …

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Turkey flagged for non-payment of debts to Cyprus

[ad_1] The government lambasted Turkey for its continued “blatant disregard” of its legal obligation to comply with European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rulings regarding compensation in Greek Cypriot property cases, noting that Ankara’s contributions exceeded 50 million euros in the Xenides-Arestis group of cases alone. In a memorandum, Nicosia …

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Former resident of northern Cyprus seeks return home

[ad_1] 03/09/2021 Cyprus (International Christian Concern) – On the 47th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Famagusta in northern Cyprus, Greek writer and activist Tasoula Hadjitofi attempted to visit her childhood town for the first time since age 15. His trip coincided with Turkish President Erdogan. announcing a partial reopening …

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Government fears influx of Afghan refugees

[ad_1] By Antigoni Pitta As world leaders brace for yet another humanitarian crisis after Taliban takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, Cypriot government worries about a potential influx of refugees that will put additional strain on its asylum service already overwhelmed. “The possibility of mass migration flows in the near …

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France accuses Turkey of “provocation” after Erdogan insists on two-state solution in Cyprus, World News

[ad_1] France on Wednesday accused Turkey of provocation after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted on a two-state solution for Cyprus during a visit to the northern Mediterranean island occupied by Turkey. “France deeply regrets this unilateral step which was not coordinated and constitutes a provocation”, declared the Ministry of Foreign …

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Two-state agreement is the only way for peace in Cyprus

[ad_1] PARALIMNI, Cyprus (AP) – The only path to lasting peace in ethnically divided Cyprus is through acceptance by the international community of two separate states on this eastern Mediterranean island nation, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. Erdogan said that a “permanent and lasting solution” to the …

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Greek-American groups back Biden on Cyprus

[ad_1] A conglomerate of Greek and American Cypriot organizations sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden encouraging him to hold Turkey accountable for its actions towards Cyprus. In the July 8 letter, the organizations expressed their outrage at Turkey’s illegal reopening of Varosha Beach and President Erdogan’s open statement …

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Biden appoints former senator Flake ambassador to Turkey

[ad_1] US President Joe Biden on Tuesday appointed former Republican Senator Jeff Flake Ambassador to turkey, calling for a political candidate for a critical post as ties between the two NATO allies remain strained. “In view of the strategic importance of the United States’ relationship with our longtime NATO ally, …

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Germany backs Turkey in Aegean against EU ally Greece

[ad_1] Portuguese Navy U-214 type submarine, Credit: Pedro Vilela / Wikipedia CC BY 2.0 Greece has denounced Germany for supporting Turkey after Berlin’s decision to sell six new submarines to Ankara, even after the country’s hostile rhetoric. In June, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called on Berlin to stop arming …

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Turkey plans more drilling off Cyprus

[ad_1] Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu threatened on Thursday that Turkey would start seismic surveys and drilling inside Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). In addition, the representative of the ruling AK party officially announced the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Cyprus on July 20, which also coincides …

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Cyprus and Serbia sign disaster protection agreement

[ad_1] Cyprus and Serbia signed a cooperation agreement in the field of disaster protection on Friday. Interior Minister Nicos Nouris also took advantage of his talks in Belgrade to brief his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vulin on the challenges Cyprus faces in terms of irregular migration. Speaking to media in Belgrade, …

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The best beaches in Cyprus

[ad_1] Konnos Beach, Cyprus. Credit: Kallerna / Wikimedia Commons /CC-BY-SA-4.0 The island of Cyprus has long been known for the exquisite beaches that line the country’s beautiful shores. Cyprus, located on the edge of Europe in the eastern Mediterranean, is also home to an ancient history that dates back thousands …

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Athens gets improved Turkey project at EU summit

[ad_1] German Chancellor Angela Merkel (front) chats with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (left), next to Bulgarian President Rumen Radev (second from left) and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (right) during the ‘an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday. [Pool via Reuters] Greece obtained improvements …

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Tatar announces 344 IPC Varosha requests to date

[ad_1] Turkish Cypriot authorities say they expect 3,000 Greek Cypriots to file applications with the Property Commission (IPC) in the north for their properties in the fenced area of ​​Varosha. There was initial confusion over the exact number of refugees from Varosha who applied to the IPC after Turkish Cypriot …

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Mitsotakis and Sissi discuss Cyprus at meeting in Cairo

[ad_1] The Cyprus issue, Turkey’s position on the Eastern Mediterranean, gas cooperation and the situation in Libya dominated Monday’s meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriacos Mitsotakis and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo. According to AIIC, Sisi highlighted the cooperation between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus through the system of …

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Turkey’s confused approach to Palestine

[ad_1] As the Holy Land emerges from a new round of clashes, Turkey ratified a comprehensive cooperation agreement with the Palestinian administration that was signed in 2018. As Turkish media tout the deal as an “important milestone “, experts believe that the agreement will have limited practicality. Besides its flashy …

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A sea of ​​change | Cyprus Mail

[ad_1] June becomes a crucial month for the Eastern Mediterranean and its geopolitics involving Turkey, Greece and Cyprus By Charles Ellinas In a recent Senate hearing, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) would work in the United …

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AHI: Biden must respond to provocations against Greece and Cyprus with Erdogan | archive, community, associations

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, DC – American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to President Joseph Biden, Jr., ahead of the President’s June 14 meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan described the meeting as an opportunity for ‘significant differences’, and Larigakis presented a set of …

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Turkey is preparing to become an energy hub

[ad_1] Turkey has dreamed of becoming an energy hub for decades, and as offshore energy projects in the Eastern Mediterranean expand, it looks like that dream is coming true soon. With the discovery of new offshore gases in the region, Ankara has stepped up its aggressive approach to become a …

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“Turkish aggression undermines stability in region”, says Christodoulides

[ad_1] Turkey’s aggressive rhetoric is undermining stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Friday after the EU Mediterranean Ministerial Summit (MED 7) in Athens. “Unfortunately, we have witnessed aggressive rhetoric from Turkey against an EU member state – especially recently – with threats to …

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What is the biggest obstacle in Turkey-Greece relations?

[ad_1] Foreign Minister Mevlüt ÇavusoÄŸlu paid an official visit to Greece last week. The visit was part of efforts to reduce tensions between the two neighboring countries. Turkey and Greece have experienced a tense summer of 2020, mainly due to disagreements in the Eastern Mediterranean. Particular attention was paid to …

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