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Cyprus Editorial: Geopolitical strategy needs a rethink #FinancialMirror

Cyprus Editorial: Geopolitical strategy needs a rethink #FinancialMirror

Posted By: Financial Mirror http://www.financialmirror.com/blog-details.php?nid=1440  President Nicos Anastasiades’ health situation could not have come at a worse time; although unavoidable, perhaps the brief period ahead of us will allow for the dust to settle from many ongoing geopolitical issues. Turkey, that the naïve few in Cyprus believe will be punished for being the ‘bad boy’ for

US President Barack Obama issues bi-monthly report on Cyprus

Published by:http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/12/us-president-issues-bi-monthly-report-on-cyprus/ The US State Department submitted, on October 31st, to the leaders of the US House and the US Senate President Barack Obama’s bi-monthly report on Cyprus which covers the period between June 1st 2014 – July 31st 2014. A cover letter signed by Julia Frifield, US Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs,

View: Putin’s remarks came in from the cold

  Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/12/04/38477/ THE OFFICIAL visit of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, accompanied by a host of ministers and officials, to Turkey last Monday did not receive very much coverage in the Cyprus media. Some newspapers did not deem it newsworthy enough to carry even a brief report about it. Nor did

Biden Goes To Bat For Eastern Mediterranean Energy, Again #Forbes

  Published byhttp://www.forbes.com/sites/christophercoats/2014/11/25/biden-goes-to-bat-for-eastern-mediterranean-energy-again/ As much of Europe struggles to find their energy footing, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden again set his sights on the industry potential of the Eastern Mediterranean during a visit to the 6th Annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Forum in Istanbul. Highlighting the region’s offshore possibilities and proximity to export-dependent markets in

#VP Biden arrived in Turkey,he discussed ISIL – Cyprus with PM Davutoglu

Published by:https://www.greeknewsonline.com/vice-president-biden-arrived-in-turkey-he-discussed-isil-cyprus-with-pm-davutoglu/#.VHAgPxX_hGY.twitter Vice President Joe Biden arrived on Friday in Istanbul Turkey for a three day visit and today he will meet with President Tayyip Erdogan. Last night during a working dinner with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, they discussed “the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, the Cyprus settlement talks, and energy security”,

Biden to meet with Erdogan as divide between US & Turkey widens #Guardian

 Differences have arisen regarding Isis, Cyprus and oil and gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean, leading to questions of Turkey’s reliability as an ally. Published by:http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/21/biden-visits-turkey-erdogan-isis-cyprus-oil-gas-reserves?CMP=share_btn_tw The US vice-president, Joe Biden, flies into Turkey on Friday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid concerns over the country’s willingness to participate in the fight against

Cavusoglu and Kerry discussed Cyprus

  Published by: Parikiakihttp://www.parikiaki.com/2014/11/cavusoglu-and-kerry-discussed-cyprus/ Illegal Bayrak (05.11.14) broadcast that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during his telephone conversation with the US Secretary of State John Kerry stated that a solution in Cyprus should be based on the joint declaration signed by the leaders on the 11th of February 2014. Cavusoglu also said that Turkey is

#AmbJohnKoenig:US calls both sides to work with Espen Eide in order to resume talks as soon as possible

Published by: incyprushttp://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/42292/us-calls-on-both-sides-to-work-to-resume-cyprus-problem-talks The United States calls on both sides to listen more closely to each other and work with Espen Eide in order to resume settlement talks as soon as possible, US Ambassador to Nicosia John M. Koenig said on Tuesday. In his speech at the Economist Conference in Nicosia, Koenig said President Nicos

US: Tell Erdogan to withdraw from Cyprus EEZ, Menendez asks Biden

Published by: Financialmirrorhttp://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=33441#.VFOebtOSN-0.twitter US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez has sent US Vice President Joe Biden a letter in which he expresses his grave concern over Turkey`s illegal actions in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and asks him to urge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to withdraw from Cyprus` EEZ. The letter comes