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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 ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Garber at the Combatting Misinformation through Media Literacy Conference

Saturday, June 8, 2019 Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol Spokesman Prodromou, Rector Anayiotos, guests.  Καλημέρα σας.  It is a pleasure to be here this morning in Limassol to speak at this conference on countering misinformation and disinformation.  This has been a collaborative effort, and I would especially like to thank Dr. Eleni Kyza of the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Judith G. Garber, Independence Day Reception, June 6, 2019

Davies House, June 6, 2019 [As prepared for delivery] Mr. President, Ministers, Honored Guests – Good evening and welcome. Thank you for joining us tonight to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the United States of America. As you all know, I’m new to Cyprus. Since I have arrived, I have been overwhelmed by the warmth, ...
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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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Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism visits Cyprus

April 5, 2019 Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the U.S. State Department Alina Romanowski had several meetings today with Republic of Cyprus officials.  The purpose of her trip was to enhance cooperation between the United States and Cyprus in the fields of combatting terrorism and promoting regional stability within the framework of the Statement of Intent, signed by ...
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