Minister’s Özersay’s statement regarding German tourists

Minister Özersay: “Tonight, 28 of the German citizens who have been in our country as tourists and were tested positive for COVID-19, after being treated and discharged, have now completed their 14-day quarantine period and are flying back to their country. Moreover, our contacts with German officials are ongoing in order to ensure that the [...]


CIRCULAR II ON NEW CURFEW RULES AND REGULATIONS AS STIPULATED BY COUNCIL OF MINISTERS DECISION DATED 30 MARCH 2020 IN RELATION TO COVID-19 MEASURES – As an addendum to Chapter 156 Article 2 of the Partial Curfew Decree, a full curfew has been announced on 30 March 2020, stipulating that it will be in place [...]


DECISIONS REGARDING MEASURES (E T(K-1)515-2020) TAKEN RELATING TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – VIII 1- Education at all schools, nurseries, private tutoring/education centres and etudes will be suspended until 10 April 2020, 2- All sports, social and cultural activities of schools will be suspended until 10 April 2020, 3- All gatherings such as at cinemas, theatres, festivals [...]

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Regarding the UN Security Council resolution on cooperation

UN SECURITY COUNCIL ENHANCED THE EMPHASIS ON COOPERATION With the Resolution it has adopted, UN Security Council today has displayed a strong will regarding the development of cooperation between the two sides on the island, despite all efforts by the Greek Cypriot leadership to the contrary. As a result of the the effective and proactive [...]

Regarding violation of our rights

WE WILL NOT ALLOW VIOLATION OF OUR RIGHTS The Greek Cypriot side, dictated by a hegemonic mentality which rejected all of our proposals for cooperation, has been making patronising statements at a time when priorly announced steps are being taken in a decisive manner in order to protect our co-owner rights, as also acknowledged by [...]

Regarding the EastMed pipeline project agreement between the Greek Cypriot Administration, Greece and Israel.

PRODUCT OF HEGAMONIC AND EGO-CENTRIC MENTALITY East-Med gas pipeline project signed by the Greek Cypriot administration, Greece and Israel is a new example of the hostile and provocative attempt aiming to exclude Turkish Cypriot people and Turkey from the energy equation in the region. Concerning such activities, the attitude and intention rather than economic considerations [...]

Regarding Lifting of the Arms Embargo

The decision taken by the United States to lift the arms embargo, which has been imposed on the Greek Cypriot administration since 1987, so as to prevent, inter alia, negative implications on the negotiations to reach a settlement on the Cyprus problem, would certainly harm peace and stability in Cyprus as well as the Eastern [...]

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Özersay gave a speech at ECO

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay represented our country at the 24th Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Council of Ministers Meeting in Antalya and he gave a speech. Özersay also held various bilateral meetings within the framework of the ECO Council of Ministers Meeting. [...]

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