Greek Americans slam US politician going north

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) condemns last week’s visit by US Congressman Pete Sessions to the Turkish-occupied north. A statement by AHI said that Congressman Sessions is the first American politician to break with


Cyprus condemns US congressman’s visit north

The Foreign Ministry has condemned the visit of American congressman Pete Sessions to the Turkish-occupied north as illegal. Nicosia said it was a deliberate choice by the Texas congressman, disregarding United Nations

Government briefs US official on sanction busters

The US State Department official Erik Woodhouse is in Cyprus carrying additional evidence concerning sanctions on Russian oligarchs and Cypriot financiers assisting them. Woodhouse arrived on Wednesday on a two-day official visit

Minister in US to seal security agreement

Defence Minister Michalis Georgallas is in the United States to sign an agreement to integrate Cyprus’ National Guard into the State Partnership Programme (SPP). Turkey has denounced the defence training deal between


Congress members urge US curbs on Turkey F16s

Six US Congress members propose creating an oversight mechanism to ensure Turkey does not use new F-16 fighters to violate Greek sovereignty in the Aegean. A letter to Foreign Secretary Anthony Blinken

National Guard, US Special Ops train together

The co-training of Special Forces personnel in the Special Ops planning, execution and information support procedures was the focus of a US-Cyprus small-scale army exercise. SOFEX GUARDIAN-2023, co-organised from 1-28 June by


Cyprus can do more to prevent trafficking

Despite the Republic of Cyprus meeting the minimum standards to eliminate people trafficking, challenges persist, said the US State Department’s annual report. According to the report, Cyprus has demonstrated serious and sustained efforts