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Germany mounts East Med crisis diplomacy

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visits Nicosia and Athens on Tuesday for talks as developments in the Eastern Mediterranean point to an escalation of tension. Maas arrives in Cyprus at noon where

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EU: Turkey actions spark regional tensions

EU Foreign Ministers Tuesday called for a reversal of the Varosha opening while voicing disappointment over Turkey rebooting its East Med energy search. The EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell who chaired the

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Cyprus FM to brief EU on Turkey escalation

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides will on Monday brief his EU counterparts about Turkey illegally opening fenced-off Varosha as well as sending a research vessel back to the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey has

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UK Cypriots urge Raab to act over Varosha

A group of 25 prominent UK Cypriots have written to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab condemning the unlawful opening of Varosha beachfront as the latest “irresponsible and inhumane” aggression by Turkey. They “strongly

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Cyprus to raise Varosha issue at EU summit

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will raise the issue of Turkey re-opening fenced-off Varosha at the next European Council summit on October 14-15. Government spokesman Kyriakos Koushos said Wednesday that recourse has already

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