ASTORIA – The Sounds of Cyprus drew music lovers of all ages on Thursday, March 9 at Ovelia, 34-01 30th Avenue in Astoria. Musician/educator Peter Douskalis spoke with The National Herald about the event, an evening of Cypriot music and culture, hosted by the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce’s Cypriot Young Professionals (CYP)
There are powers at international level that do not like Greece`s position regarding a solution of the Cyprus problem, a position which advocates the withdrawal of Turkey's occupation troops and the abolition of the guarantees, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has told ERT, the Greek state-owned public radio and television.
In his address, Kasoulides also referred to the situation in Azerbaijan, Georgia , Ukraine, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict , the situation in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova and in Belarus, beyond the geographical area covered by the Council of Europe.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has arrived in Strasbourg where on Tuesday, he will address the Plenary of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) and will hold contacts with PACE officials.
The United Nations Security Council will have a role to play on the Cyprus problem when the time comes and this is not an option but something which is imperative, French Ambassador to Nicosia René Troccaz, said on Monday.
The Industrial Turnover Index for October 2016 rose by 2.6% to 79.7 units, compared with the corresponding period of 2015, Cyprus Statistical Service said on Friday.
Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis met on 13 January with companies / consortia that have been selected to negotiate with Cyprus Government under the 3rd licensing round for offshore hydrocarbons exploration in Blocks 6,8, and 10 in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will address on Tuesday, in Strasbourg, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
The UN Security Council has welcomed the progress in the negotiations for a Cyprus settlement in recent months, as well as the convening of the Conference on Cyprus, urging all parties to maintain the momentum with a view to securing an historic agreement for a unified Cyprus.