Measures taken over buffer zone violation

Government measures have been taken in response to Turkish occupation forces encroaching on the UN-controlled buffer zone in Ayios Dometios in Nicosia, according to government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis. Asked about the measures

Turkey encroaches buffer zone again

An incident involving Turkish soldiers taking up a position in the UN-controlled buffer zone appears to be part of the broader approach by Ankara to challenge the status quo, said government spokesperson

UN envoy appointment expected soon

President Nikos Christodoulides said he expects that the UN Secretary-General will appoint an envoy who will explore the ground for the resumption of Cyprus talks in the coming days. He also called on Turkey

President outlines Gaza aid plan to UN Chief

President Nikos Christodoulides has presented Cyprus’s proposal for establishing a humanitarian corridor to Gaza to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Christodoulides will review the proposal during a phone call with Guterres on


UN not giving up on appointing envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is actively consulting with both sides on appointing an envoy to get derailed Cyprus talks back on track. This was the message from visiting UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace

UN official to visit Pyla buffer zone

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, will visit the buffer zone in Pyla on Thursday to see the situation on the ground after the attacks against peacekeepers in August. Lacroix is

Senior UN official to visit Nicosia

A high-ranking UN official is expected to visit Cyprus at the end of next week to review the peacekeeping mission after the fallout from the Pyla buffer zone dispute. According to CNA,

Pyla works begin under UN supervision

Road works got underway in the buffer zone mixed village of Pyla on Monday, with the government saying it is committed to implementing the provisions of the understanding reached by both sides.

Pyla deal first step to resuming talks

Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, told the Security Council that the understanding reached on Pyla was a first step to resuming stalled talks, according to diplomatic

UN declare deal on Pyla road dispute

UNFICYP announced that an understanding has been reached on arrangements to resolve the Pyla road dispute with Turkish Cypriot authorities. “An understanding has been reached on arrangements that will resolve the ongoing

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