Rival Cypriot leaders will hold a rare meeting next week in the wake of Ankara-backed hardliner Ersin Tatar becoming the newly elected leader of the breakaway north of divided Cyprus, the United
The best way forward to resolving disputes is by returning to the negotiation table for a Cyprus settlement, UN Secretary General spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said. He said UN chief Antonio Guterres “remains
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday congratulated right-wing Turkish Cypriot nationalist Ersin Tatar on his election victory, calling on him to back a new United Nations-led peace initiative. “The verdict of our
A British UN peacekeeper is in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus when arriving in Cyprus, UN Peacekeeping Force (UNFICYP) spokesperson Aleem Siddique said. “UNFICYP can confirm that one of our peacekeepers
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is closely monitoring threats to re-open fenced-off Varosha by the Turkish side but wants to help in the resumption of Cyprus reunification talks. He sent a
President Nicos Anastasiades has told the UN chief that Turkish threats to reopen the fenced-off town of Varosha would be dangerous with a negative impact on the resumption of moribund Cyprus talks.
The UN is seeking clarity as to why Turkish Cypriot authorities have imposed new restrictions at crossing points which dictate that people need to provide a COVID-19 negative test every 72 hours
Although an agreement is in place to allow Cypriots to cross the divide under certain conditions, the United Nations voiced concern after the Turkish Cypriot side imposed quarantine conditions until July 1.
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
UN peacekeeper stopped a small group of Turkish Cypriot activists bearing flowers attempting to approach Greek Cypriot police at closed Ledra Street checkpoint on Monday. A group of Turkish Cypriots activists holding