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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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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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