Transfer of Parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot Control 

Press Statement ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE July 20, 2021 The United States condemns the announcement by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today regarding the transfer of parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot control.  This move is clearly inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolutions 550 and 789, which …

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

For Immediate Release Readout June 1, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Christodoulides reaffirmed their mutual commitment to deepening the strong U.S.-ROC bilateral relationship.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister …

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