Cyprus–Greece relations

Macron: Prespes accord an example for problem solving

The Prespes accord sets an example for problem solving in Europe and beyond, French President Emmanuel Macron has said in reference to the name dispute reached between Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Macron made the comments at the end of the fifth Southern EU Countries Summit in Nicosia.

Turkey to begin drilling for resources around Cyprus, Cavusoglu says

Turkey will begin drilling for resources around Cyprus, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over ownership of natural resources.

Attempts to tap gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean have caused friction between Athens and Ankara.

Greece-Bulgaria Gas Interconnector Construction Should Start within 2-3 Months

The construction of the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector should start within 2-3 months, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova told MPs in response to a question about gas supplies from Azerbaijan, Focus News Agencyreports. She said that building necessary infrastructure and concluding supply contracts were prerequisites for gas diversification.

Greece, Cyprus and Israel to discuss regional issues, energy in trilateral

Developments affecting the Eastern Mediterranean, the Cyprus issue and cooperation in energy, research, cybersecurity, tourism and innovation are among the issues to be discussed during the Cyprus-Greece-Israel trilateral summit, which will be held the Israeli city of Beer Sheva on Thursday.