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Cyprus close to getting on US Visa Waiver Program

Nicosia and Washington have accelerated their efforts to include Cyprus in the United States’ Visa Waiver Program with the two sides establishing a working group to fast-track the issue. Foreign Minister Nikos

Pompeo postpones Cyprus visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his January 7 trip to Cyprus due to tensions with Iraq following attacks on the American embassy in Baghdad. “Secretary Pompeo must postpone his

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US lifts Cyprus arms embargo as Turkey fumes

The US Congress has lifted a 32-year-long arms embargo on Cyprus, defying Turkey as it seeks closer ties with Nicosia at a time of renewed regional tensions. Turkey warned that the US