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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U.S. International Military Education and Training for the Republic of Cyprus

The IMET program promotes regional stability and defense capabilities through professional military education and training. The Republic of Cyprus is an important partner in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The United States is pleased to announce our intention to provide International Military Education and Training (IMET) to the Republic of Cyprus. We look forward to continuing …

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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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Oil and Gas Exploration in Cyprus’s EEZ

The U.S. policy on Cyprus’s EEZ is longstanding and has not changed: the United States recognizes the right of the Republic of Cyprus to develop its resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone.  We continue to believe the island’s oil and gas resources, like all of its resources, should be equitably shared between both communities in the context …

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