ADMIE: Israel wants linkup acceleration

Israel's authorities requested the acceleration of procedures for the implementation of the Great Sea Interconnector project (Greece-Cyprus-Israel), in the section of the Cyprus-Israel power linkup.

The director general of the Energy Ministry, representing the government of Israel, stated that this is an important priority of the Israeli government to advance the project.

Greek diplomatic sources: Turkey delegation arrives for talks in Athens

A Turkish delegation is slated to attend talks on Confidence Building Measures (CBM) in Athens on April 22, followed by a meeting in Istanbul on April 26, according to diplomatic sources. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' visit to Turkey has yet to be scheduled but is anticipated in mid-May.

Residential real estate market going strong in Cyprus

Real estate transactions hit an all-time high in Cyprus last year, Deloitte has said in a report, noting that interest was focused on the residential market and on the seaside city of Limassol. It also said that it expects interest to remain strong this year, though luxury condos in high-rise developments may see a decline.