Showing posts with label Cyprus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cyprus. Show all posts

Monday, November 7, 2016

Ban tells Greek-, Turkish-Cypriot leaders that an agreement is within reach

The UN Secretary-General said on Monday that Cyprus is at a critical juncture to reunite the island and encouraged both its Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leadership to work hard in order to reach an agreement.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Leviathan Israeli-Turkish Gas Deal Unlikely, Due to Technical, Political Reasons

Tel Aviv and Ankara are due to start intergovernmental consultations on the construction of a pipeline in the Mediterranean Sea that will supply Israeli gas to Europe via Turkey, according to Yuval Steinitz, Israel's Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources.

Friday, October 14, 2016

US supports Turkey, Israel energy efforts: US Ambassador

The U.S. strongly supports the objective of peace and stability in the Middle East region from the meeting to discuss the proposal to carry Israeli gas to Europe via Turkey between the two energy ministers of both countries who met in Istanbul, John Bass, the U.S. ambassador to Ankara told Anadolu Agency on Thursday.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Israel, Turkey discuss joint gas pipeline as ties resume after six-year dissent

Israel and Turkey have discussed the possibility of building a natural gas pipeline between the two countries, Israel’s energy minister said on Oct. 13, in the first Israeli ministerial visit to Turkey since relations came to a halt in 2010.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Turkey urges EU to open new negotiation chapter despite Cyprus

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday identified the European Union's stance on failing to open new negotiation chapter as "weakness" as the union cannot stop Cyprus from blocking Turkey's membership process.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Israeli gas may reach Turkey in three years, Israeli energy minister says

As Turkey and Israel move to restore their relationship after six years of strained ties, both sides are looking forward to the opportunity to transfer Israel’s natural gas to Turkey, a move which could happen as early as 2019, according to Israeli Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yuval Steinitz.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Five nations deploy aircraft to battle deadly Cyprus fires

Five foreign governments deployed aircraft to Cyprus on Tuesday to help battle the island's worst forest fires in years, which have claimed the lives of two firefighters and blighted swathes of countryside.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Israel favors gas exports through Turkey

The only route big enough for Israel’s gas exportation is a country like Turkey which is capable of providing infrastructure and further exportation to the West, Shai Cohen, the Consul-General of Israel in Istanbul has said.       

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

The strategic stocks require the actions of people with judgment and abilities: The management of our mineral wealth

When we are witnessing the incompetence of many politicians to comprehend the reality of the hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the major prospects they offer to both Greece and Cyprus, we are wondering as to how they will manage the mineral wealth of the two States of Hellenism.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Cypriot party leader returns from historic talks in Turkey

The leader of Cypriot biggest opposition party AKEL, Antros Kyprianou, returned on Sunday from talks with the Turkish government saying it was agreed to continue the dialogue to overcome obstacles to a solution of the Cyprus problem.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Cyprus: UN chief holds first joint meeting with Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders

 UN, 21 January 2016 – In his first joint meeting with the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged them to “capitalize on the current positive momentum” to reunite the island under a federal government.

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