Cypriot FM bemoans lack of goodwill from Turkey

The lack of goodwill from the Turkish side does not bode well for the reunification prospects of Cyprus, its Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said in an interview with Kathimerini. One cannot expect a gesture of goodwill, he said, when Ankara recently described not occupying all of Cyprus in 1974 as a mistake.

Visiting the oracle: Delphi Economic Forum IX

Endy Zemenides, the Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, joins Thanos Davelis to recap the main takeaways from last week's Delphi Economic Forum in Greece, where HALC had an important presence, leading discussions on the role of the diaspora, the importance of Cyprus, the Middle East post October 7th, and the future direction of American foreign policy. 

Annual parade in NY commemorates Independence Day

Hundreds of Greek Americans and guests gathered along Manhattan's Fifth Avenue in New York to partake in the annual Greek Independence Day Parade, which commemorates the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence against Ottoman rule.

This year's procession also paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of Turkey's invasion and occupation of Cyprus.

Nicosia to insist on linkup study

The Republic of Cyprus is entitled to request from the implementing entity - Greece's Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) - an updated report on the cost-benefit analysis regarding the electricity interconnection between Cyprus and Greece as well as the updated business model, Cypriot Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry George Papanastasiou has said.

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.

ADMIE management to visit Cyprus for talks on ‘Great Sea Interconnector’

The management of the Greek Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) will visit Cyprus on Tuesday for contacts with Cypriot and Israeli authorities over the electricity interconnection between Cyprus, Greece and Israel, called the "Great Sea Interconnector." 

Cyprus appoints banker Patsalides as Central Bank governor

Career banker Christodoulos Patsalides was appointed governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus on Monday for a five-year term, the island's presidency said.

Patsalides, who will represent Cyprus on the rate-setting Governing Council of the ECB, takes up his duties on April 11, replacing Constantinos Herodotou.