Greek Cypriot administration

Turkish Cypriot leader warns Greek Cyprus over hydrocarbon exploration before talks restart

Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı has warned Greek Cyprus ahead of a resumption of peace talks that if the natural resources drilling off the island starts before an agreement on the island then there will be new tensions, which he does not favor.

Greek Cyprus overturns 'Enosis' bill days before resumption of peace talks

Just a few days before the stalled Cyprus peace talks are set to resume, the Greek Cypriot parliament overturned the law that called for the celebration of a 1950 referendum seeking unification with Greece to be celebrated in schools, the main cause that led to a breakdown in talks.

Don't act like sole owner of Cyprus in energy search, Turkey tells Greek Cyprus

Turkey has condemned recent moves by Greek Cyprus to search for hydrocarbon reserves off the island and to hold talks with international energy companies on exploration, vowing to take all measures to protect the interests of Turkey and Turkish Cypriots. 

Turkish Cyprus briefs US Secretary of State Tillerson on talks impasse

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on March 1 that a solution to the Cyprus issue had significance beyond the island's two communities, according to Turkish Cypriot presidential sources who spoke on condition of anonymity. 

Tillerson made the comment during a telephone call with Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı, sources said.