US, UK seek assistance in sanction-busting cases

Authorities are busy investigating cases of Cypriot firms facilitating asset transfers for sanctioned Russian oligarchs, with the UK and US requesting judicial assistance. Following the damning ‘Cyprus Confidential’ leaks, some eight requests

US sees importance of UN Cyprus envoy

President Nikos Christodoulides briefed US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland about his initiative to resume deadlocked Cyprus problem negotiations, underlining the importance of a UN envoy. The Cyprus News Agency said

Corruption drains the economy

Corruption saps the economy, undermines opportunities for people trying to engage in legitimate business and public services and kills international investments, said US State Department official Richard Nephew. The Coordinator on Global


National Guard, US Navy conducted exercise

A naval exercise between Cyprus and the United States off the island’s coast involved advanced manoeuvres, technical drills and search and rescue operations using helicopters. In a statement, the National Guard said

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