US says East Med vital to energy security

The East Mediterranean is critical for energy security, said US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy Laura Lochman. She said gas could be supplied to Europe through potential interconnections between

Police beef security at foreign embassies

Cyprus has stepped up its security measures outside embassies in Nicosia following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, said police spokesperson Christos Andreou. In comments to the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), Andreou said that

Cyprus energy security at risk

Under commitments made to the European Union, the Electricity Authority (EAC) may have to pull the plug on six steam turbines at its Dhekelia power plant, reducing its ability to meet demand.

Cyprus can be trusted as solid US ally

Cyprus has “all the ingredients” to be a “credible and reliable partner” for the US in maintaining stability and security in the East Mediterranean region, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said. Veteran politician


Cyprus-Jordan enhance defence cooperation

Cyprus National Guard Chief, Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis, paid an official visit to Jordan, during which the importance of their bilateral defence cooperation was reaffirmed. A Defence Ministry statement said the two


Tight security for Pope visit

Part of the capital Nicosia will be on lockdown to accommodate Pope Francis’ visit with central roads closed to the public and more than 500 police officers on duty to protect the

Cyprus-USA sign border security accord

Cyprus and the USA signed on Tuesday a Declaration of Intent on strengthening cooperation on border security issues to counter common threats and foster stability in the region. Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos