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COVID19: Moderna vaccine to boost EU pandemic battle

The green light for the Moderna vaccine from the European Medicines Authority (EMA) and the European Commission boosts Europe’s fight against the pandemic. “With the Moderna vaccine, the second one now authorised

Foreign Minister on working visit to Lisbon

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides on Wednesday will discuss Cyprus developments, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and bilateral relations with Portugal, during a rare working visit to Lisbon. The Foreign Ministry said


Cyprus hopes for Brexit with benefits

Cyprus is hoping to mitigate Brexit challenges while making the most of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union with a trade deal after 47 years of membership. The last-minute deal between


COVID19: Cyprus applauds Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approval

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou praised the European Medicines Agency’s decision on Monday to grant the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, conditional marketing authorisation, allowing EU countries to start vaccination programs. Ioannou tweeted: “Today’s decision


Greece hails tender for Cyprus ferry link

Greece’s Maritime Affairs Minister Ioannis Plakiotakis has welcomed the launch of a tender process for a ferry connection with Cyprus after a 20-year absence. “After months of negotiations, the European Union ensured