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 …

Read More»

Statement: Turkish Drilling in Cypriot Claimed Waters

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson July 9, 2019 The United States remains deeply concerned by Turkey’s repeated attempts to conduct drilling operations in the waters off Cyprus and its most recent dispatch of the drillship Yavuz off the Karpas Peninsula.  This provocative step raises tensions in the …

Read More»

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 …

Read More»

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 …

Read More»

Statement by A/S for Energy Resources Fannon after his meeting with Minister of Energy Lakkotrypis

Thank you, I am very much delighted to be here and thank you for the warm welcome from your office and the people of Cyprus.  As the Minister indicated this is part of regional trip for me.  We very much see the Eastern Mediterranean energy development as a region.  This is my second stop.  I …

Read More»

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 …

Read More»

Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army, General Milley meets with Chief of the Republic of Cyprus National Guard, Lieutenant General Leontaris

On August 20, Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army, General Mark A. Milley met with Chief of the Republic of Cyprus National Guard Lieutenant General Ilias Leontaris, U.S. Ambassador Kathleen Doherty and UK High Commissioner Stephen Lillie in Larnaca.  The visit was one leg of a trip General Milley was making to the Middle …

Read More»

Cyprus Has Not Been Added to the Visa Waiver Program

There have been widespread press reports this week that Cyprus has been added to the Visa Waiver Program.  These reports are false.  While progress continues to be made, Cyprus has not yet met all of the threshold requirements for admission to the program.  Cypriots wishing to travel to the United States still require a visa.  …

Read More»

Remarks by Assistant Secretary Nuland following her meeting with Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci

Good evening, everybody. Again, it has been a really interesting day here in the island. I am very grateful to the leaders for being so generous with their time. Just to reiterate that we were enormously impressed with the very, very hard work that has been going on now to try to come to a …

Read More»

Assistant Secretary of State Nuland to Visit Cyprus

The Embassy of the United States of America announces the visit of Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, from April 19-20, 2016.  Assistant Secretary Nuland will be accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs, Amanda Sloat.  Assistant Secretary Nuland is looking forward to returning to …

Read More»

The Initiatives of the United States toward Conflict Resolution in Syria and the Eastern Mediterranean at Large

Rotary Club of Nicosia Thank you so much for today’s invitation, and a particular thanks to your Chairman Dicran Ouzounian and to Ambassador Markides for the warm welcome. These are troubling times.  Rarely in past decades have we seen so many conflicts splitting apart countries and, leaving in their wake, millions killed and displaced.  This …

Read More»
Show More ∨