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26-05-2022 14:56

Statement to the Press by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, following his meeting with his Egyptian counterpart, Mr Sameh Shoukry

Cairo, 26 May 2022I would like to start by thanking my distinguished colleague and my dear friend Sameh, for his kind hospitality today in Cairo. As it is always the case, we had an excellent opportunity to hold an in-depth discussion on the whole spectrum of our strategic partnership, and evaluate progress.Naturally, a significant part of our discussion today was devoted to our prolific bilateral affairs, considering that as Foreign Ministers we are mandated by our esteemed Presidents to l...

26-05-2022 13:45

Written statement by the Deputy Government Spokeswoman, Ms Niovi Parisinou, on the meeting of the President of the Republic with the President of the OSCE PA

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace, the President of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), Ms Margareta Cederfelt, and a delegation of the Organisation.During the meeting, President Anastasiades stressed that the Government's aim is to decisively tackle corruption and to promote transparency and accountability, consolidating the rule of law in our country.President Anastasiades...

26-05-2022 10:24

Applications for the delivery of mail of Polis Chrysochous Post Office

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of Polis Chrysochous Municipality and the nearby area wishing to take over the delivery of mail, in the form of assignment of duties and not in the form of employment, with a remuneration of €946,00 on a monthly basis.In due time within 2022, statistical data will be collected for one month, in the municipality, in order to examine the possibility of adjusting the remuneration.Application deadline is 13th June 2022.Interested people may cont...

26-05-2022 08:24

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN, Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, at the UN Security Council Open Debate on “Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict”

New York, 25 May 2022 Madam President, My delegation aligns with the EU statement and wishes to make some additional remarks. We note the small reduction in civilian casualties, reported by the Secretary-General in his latest report. Still the immense scale of suffering of the millions of civilians who have to survive in dire conditions, notwithstanding the clear obligations of states under international law to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure in armed conflict, remains alarmi...

24-05-2022 19:29

The Minister of Agriculture presented on behalf of Cyprus, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Malta the position paper regarding an EU Positive List for the keeping of companion animals

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Mr Costas Kadis presented today during the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels, the position paper on a new EU legislative framework for an EU Positive List for the keeping of companion animals on behalf of Cyprus, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Malta. Speaking during a public session of the Council, Mr Kadis stated the following:Mr President,Dear Colleagues,Dear Commissioner,Every year, millions of wild animals are ca...

24-05-2022 13:21

Postal services to China resumed

The Cyprus Post announces that all postal services to China have been resumed.(MV/ECHR)

23-05-2022 19:04

Photo Album - PoR – Τeleconference with the President of the European Council

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at a teleconference with the President of the European Council, Mr Charles Michel and a group of Heads of Government of member states of the EU.

23-05-2022 15:32

Working visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to Egypt

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, is travelling to Cairo tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24 for a working visit.Mr Kasoulides will have a tête-à-tête meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Mr Sameh Shoukry, followed by extended consultations with the participation of delegations of the two Ministries.The discussions are expected to focus on bilateral relations and ways to further strengthen them in a wide range of areas, the trilateral cooperation mechanism with...

23-05-2022 12:53

Intra & Extra EU Trade Statistics (By Commodity and Country), January – February 2022

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the monthly electronic publication “Intra & Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January – February 2022. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified at the 6 digits commodity code level and by partner country.The main developments in the foreign trade of Cyprus were:(a) Total imports of goods (from EU Member States a...

21-05-2022 10:38

Rapid Antigen Testing Units – 22 May 2022

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, as of 15 May 2022, it is recommended that all citizens, regardless of vaccination history, undergo a self-test or Rapid test once a week.According to the Ministerial Decision, all groups of citizens may be served through the mobile rapid antigen testing units free of charge, regardless of their vaccination history. The Rapid Antigen Testing Units of the Ministry of Health operate only on Saturdays and Sundays, conducting sample testing for ...