Turkish invasion of Cyprus

Athens concerned at Trump’s Syria move

US President Donald Trump's apparent intention not to stand in the way of a Turkish invasion of northern Syria, with his decision to withdraw American troops from the area, has raised concerns in Athens, as it may signify a gradual shift in the balance of power in the region during a period of intense provocations by Ankara against Cyprus.

UN to respond to Cyprus appeal over Turkey's Varosha plans

The United Nations is expected on Wednesday to issue its response to an appeal by the Republic of Cyprus against Turkish threats to settle Varosha, the fenced off part of Famagusta.
According to Kathimerini's Cyprus edition, the UN Security Council (UNSC) is expected to issue a written statement reiterating resolutions 550 and 789 on Famagusta.

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities exchange art works and audiovisual recordings

Representatives from the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities exchanged art works and audiovisual recordings in the buffer zone on Tuesday.
A statement issued by the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus, on behalf of the Technical Committee on Culture, said an exchange of art works and audiovisual recordings took place on Tuesday in the United Nations Protected Area.

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