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U.S. Congressional Delegation visit to Cyprus

U.S. Embassy Cyprus Press Release   August 29, 2019   A four-member bipartisan delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, headed by Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), visited Cyprus this week. The visit is part of a multinational trip to Europe and the Middle East.     The Congressional delegation met with Minister ...
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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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Ambassador Garber’s Interview with Thanasis Athanasiou, published in Alithia – June 21, 2019

Athanasiou: It seems that Ankara does not take suggestions into consideration regarding Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ EEZ. Ambassador Garber: The U.S. position is clear.  The U.S. recognizes the right of the Republic of Cyprus to explore in its Exclusive Economic Zone.  We also believe that that the profits from these resources should be equitably shared ...
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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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