Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Christodoulides

January 15, 2021 READOUT For Immediate Release The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Christodoulides agreed that the strength of the U.S.-ROC relationship is at an all-time high as a result of …

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Acting Secretary Wolf’s Remarks on Signing Joint Declaration of Intent on Border Security Cooperation

(As delivered) Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf January 5, 2021 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus The Foreign Minister and I just concluded an excellent meeting. Our discussions focused on the strong partnership between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus to face common security challenges …

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Remarks by Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Wolf at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for CYCLOPS

(As prepared for delivery) Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf January 4, 2021 Larnaca, Cyprus It is an honor for me to be here today to help break ground on the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-Seas, and Port Security, known as CYCLOPS. Thank you to Foreign Minister Christodoulides, and to the Republic of …

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Memorandum of Understanding Signing to Expand Bilateral Science and Technology Cooperation

Today, I’m delighted to join Deputy Minister Kokkinos in taking another major step to strengthen our cooperation between our two nations by signing a new memorandum of understanding on bilateral science and technology cooperation.

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Assistant Secretary Cooper’s Travel to Cyprus

Press Release October 20, 2020 Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper travelled to the Republic of Cyprus October 18-19.  Assistant Secretary Cooper spoke with  Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides,  Minister of Defense Charalambos Petrides, and other  senior government officials on issues of security cooperation and defense trade, including plans to …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Christodoulides

Readout Office of the Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State October 16, 2020 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides today.  Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Christodoulides discussed actions taken by the “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” to …

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Independence Day in the Republic of Cyprus

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 1, 2020 On behalf of the United States of America, I offer my congratulations to the people of the Republic of Cyprus on the 60th anniversary of your independence. The United States and the Republic of Cyprus enjoy a robust and growing diplomatic, security, and economic …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-seas, and Port Security Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony

September 12, 2020 Presidential Palace Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thank you and good evening. Happy Saturday evening to everyone. President Anastasiades, we had a great meeting. Thank you so much for hosting me. Our conversations reflected a robust, growing diplomatic, security, and economic partnership between the United States of America and …

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Secretary Pompeo temporarily waives restrictions on the sale of non-lethal defense articles and services to the Republic of Cyprus

Press Release September 1, 2020 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Republic of Cyprus (ROC) President Nicos Anastasiades on September 1. Secretary Pompeo informed President Anastasiades of his decision to temporarily waive restrictions for FY 2021 on the export, reexport, retransfer, and temporary import of non-lethal defense articles and defense services controlled under …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 18, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, in Washington D.C.  Secretary Pompeo underscored the strategic importance of the Eastern Mediterranean region and the U.S. commitment to the U.S.-Republic of Cyprus …

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Independence Day in the Republic of Cyprus

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State October 1, 2019 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, it is my great pleasure to congratulate the people of the Republic of Cyprus on the 59th anniversary of your independence. Cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus is at …

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Joint Statement on the Ministerial Meeting of the U.S., Greece, Republic of Cyprus, and Israel Regarding Cooperation in the Field of Energy

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON August 7, 2019 The text of the following statement was released by the governments of the United States of America, the Hellenic Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, and the State of Israel regarding cooperation in the field of energy. Begin text: “The Energy Ministers of the Hellenic Republic, Kostas Hatzidakis, the …

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Joint Statement on the First Economic Dialogue Between the United States and Trilateral Partners Republic of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel

Media Note July 25, 2019 The following statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the Republic of Cyprus, the State of Israel, and the Hellenic Republic (Greece). On July 25, the governments of the United States, the Republic of Cyprus, the Hellenic Republic (Greece), and the State of Israel …

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Assistant Secretary Billingslea visits Cyprus

April 17, 2019 The U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea will visit Cyprus from April 18 to April 19 as part of a regional trip that includes a stop in Bahrain.  The purpose of Assistant Secretary Billingslea’s visit is to enhance cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus to ensure that …

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Joint Declaration Between Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and the United States After the Sixth Trilateral Summit

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 21, 2019 The governments of the United States, the State of Israel, the Hellenic Republic, and the Republic of Cyprus met yesterday in Jerusalem to affirm their shared commitment to promoting peace, stability, security, and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean region.  Secretary Pompeo underlined U.S. support …

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Remarks by Secretary Pompeo with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Cyprus President Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister Tsipras

David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem, March 20, 2019 PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU: Good evening. I want to welcome to Jerusalem our dear friends the president of Cyprus, President Anastasiades, Nicos; the prime minister of Greece, Prime Minister Tsipras, Alexis; and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. It’s good to see you all here. This is the sixth summit meeting …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Occasion of Independence Day in the Republic of Cyprus

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the people of the Republic of Cyprus on the 58th anniversary of your independence. The bonds of friendship between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States are strong. We look forward to continuing our close cooperation in expanding our …

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Remarks by Assistant Secretary Mitchell: Anchoring the Western Alliance

Remarks A. Wess Mitchell Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs The Heritage Foundation Washington, DC June 5, 2018 Good morning everyone, it’s really great to see a lot of friends in the audience and I appreciate you all being here today. I’d like to thank Heritage Foundation for inviting me to speak today. I …

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Assistant Secretary Billingslea visits Cyprus

The U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea had several meetings today with the Government of the Republic of Cyprus.  The purpose of Assistant Secretary Billingslea’s trip was to enhance cooperation between the United States and Cyprus to ensure that Cyprus has a strong and healthy financial sector.  In a series of meetings with Foreign Minister Christodoulides, …

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Press Statement by Secretary Tillerson on Cyprus National Day

Washington, DC September 30, 2017 Please pass my best wishes and those of the American people to the people of Cyprus as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your independence. Cyprus is a strategic partner in the fight against terrorism, violent extremism, and the proliferation of dangerous weapons, as well as strengthening stability and democracy …

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U.S. Awards $25 Million to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 14, 2017 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a groundbreaking $25 million award to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery for transformational programs around the world to reduce the prevalence of modern slavery – also known as human trafficking. We …

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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on World Press Freedom Day

Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to promoting the fundamental principles of a free press around the world. We honor those men and women who work tirelessly, often at great personal risk, to tell the stories we would not otherwise hear. They are the guardians of democratic values and ideals. The …

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Ambassador Doherty’s Remarks on U.S. Election Results

Good morning everyone.  I stayed up all night as I think many of you did.  The night is still continuing, since we don’t have final results; but probably will within an hour or so.  Right now it looks like the presumptive winner will be Donald Trump but we still don’t know, it’s still a little …

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Remarks by Ken Hyatt, U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce

U.S. Commercial Opportunities in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in a Post Solution Environment Thank you, Ambassador Doherty, for your introduction. Let me also thank Mr. Pilides and Mr. Toros for hosting this event and for your leadership of the Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce, respectively. Ladies …

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Special Representative for Religion and Global Affair to visit Cyprus

The Embassy of the United States of America announces the visit to Cyprus of Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs Shaun Casey from March 5 through 10, 2016. Special Representative Casey will be in Cyprus to meet with religious leaders, including Archbishop Chrysostomos, Mufti Atalay, Maronite Archbishop Yousef Soueif, the Latin Vicar of Cyprus …

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