Cyprus should have a consistent national airline strategy to “make the most of foreign players,” who condemn Turkey’s illegal actions in Nicosia FIR, according to aviation expert Christos Petrou The Flight Safety
Brussels urged Turkey “to maintain the spirit of solidarity without discrimination” during the COVID-19 pandemic after denying entry into its airspace a Cyprus-bound flight with medical equipment. European Commission spokesman Peter Stano
Cyprus on Wednesday said a chartered flight from China carrying 36 tonnes of Covid-19 medical supplies was diverted to Moscow after Turkey denied the aircraft entry into its airspace. Cypriot Transport Minister
Turkey is likely to see a contraction of 3.5% in 2020 because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said in its latest macroeconomic forecast.
Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, France and the United Arab Emirates denounced Turkish illegal activities in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone calling it a clear violation of international law. Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides
In two letters sent to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Cyprus condemns Turkey’s unlawful maritime claims and new illegal drilling operations in its exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. A letter dated 24
EU Foreign Affairs Ministers have expressed concern over Turkey`s activity in the Eastern Mediterranean and reiterated their full solidarity with Cyprus after Ankara said it will continue its illegal drills off the
Cyprus has condemned another Turkish incursion into its designated maritime zone to drill for oil and gas in a move escalating tension during a time the world is fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Brussels has warned Turkey that if it continues its illegal energy drills off Cyprus, the EU will respond with further sanctions, said Commission spokesman Peter Stano. Turkey says it will continue drilling
EU ministers unanimously approved a six-point plan to help Greece respond to migratory pressure on its borders with Turkey while expressing full solidarity with Cyprus and Bulgaria “which may be similarly affected”.