Britain on Tuesday imposed an additional 35% tariff on a swathe of Russian imports, from vodka to steel, and banned exports of luxury goods over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. “We want to
Cyprus has closed its airspace to flights from Belarus, joining a list of European Union countries imposing restrictions following the forced landing of a passenger jet in Minsk on May 23, Reuters
Cyprus joined Brussels, the US and UK in condemning the diversion of a Ryanair flight by Belarus on Sunday to arrest journalist Roman Protasevich. The Cyprus Foreign Ministry said it is in
EU leaders agreed Friday to impose sanctions on dozens of senior officials in Belarus accused of falsifying presidential election results and cracking down on peaceful protests after Cyprus withdrew its veto threat.
Under fire, Cyprus insists it does not oppose sanctions against Belarus but wants similar measures levied on Turkey for its illegal activity in the eastern Mediterranean. Nicosia has caused disunity in the
European Union sanctions on Belarus are being delayed by a separate dispute between Cyprus and Turkey over energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, four EU diplomats told Reuters. EU foreign ministers gave
Brussels must not show double standards in upholding human rights in Belarus but ignore Turkey’s violations especially in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday. Anastasiades made the comments in an intervention during