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28-01-2018 18:05

Presidential elections 2018 – Statement by the Chief Running Officer at 6 p.m.

The voting at all polling stations in Cyprus and abroad has ended and the second stage of the procedure, that is, the vote sorting and counting has begun.As it is known, the vote counting will take place within the polling stations. The only exception will be the ballot box in the Central Prisons, which has already been transferred and merged with the one at the Nicosia Municipality.In a while, the first results from smaller polling stations are expected.______________ML/ITs/SCH

28-01-2018 17:26

Presidential Elections 2018 – Until 5 p.m. the turnout of voters was 66,2% of the total of registered voters

The Chief Returning Officer, Mr Kypros Kyprianou, announces that the voters’ attendance and the voting procedure run smoothly and orderly.According to the Election Service’s data the turnout of voters until 5 p.m. was approximately 66,2% of the total of registered voters.The voter turnout and the relevant percentages of previous elections are:Presidential elections 2018Presidential elections 2013Parliamentary elections 2016Nicosia67,6%77,4%59%Limassol63,4%76,4%59%Famagu...

28-01-2018 15:51

Presidential Elections 2018 – A percentage of 50,9% of the registered voters has voted

After an hour’s interval, voting for the election of the President of the Republic has recommenced at 1 p.m. sharp. It is estimated that until 3 p.m. the turnout of voters has been 50,9% of the total of registered voters. The voter turnout and the relevant percentages of previous elections are:Presidential elections 2018Presidential elections 2013Parliamentary elections 2016Nicosia53,4%61,3%46%Limassol48,3%62,0%47%Famagusta50%61,6%45%Larnac...

28-01-2018 14:11

Presidential Elections 2018 – Ballot boxes closed at 12 noon

The Chief Returning Officer, Mr Kypros Kyprianou, announces that ballot boxes have closed at 12 noon at all polling stations of the Republic. Voting shall recommence at 1p.m.   The voters’ attendance and the voting in general run smoothly and orderly.According to the Election Service’s data, until 12 noon, the turnout of voters is 30,2% of the registered voters. The turnout of voters and the relevant percentages of previous elections are:             Presidential elections 2018...

28-01-2018 10:30

Presidential Elections 2018: Voting continues smoothly

The Chief Returning Officer, Mr Kypros Kyprianou, announces that the voting for the election of the President of the Republic of Cyprus runs smoothly at all polling stations. Until 10 a.m. the voter turnout at all polling stations has reached 10,5% and the relevant percentages of previous elections are:  Presidential Elections 2018 Presidential Elections 2013 Parliamentary elections 2016  Nicosia10,8% 12,9%11% Limassol8,4% 13,2%10% Fam...

28-01-2018 07:41

Presidential Election 2018: Voting has started

The Chief Returning Officer, Mr Kypros Kyprianou, announced that at 7a.m. ballot boxes opened at all polling stations in Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria, and voting has begun for the election of the President of the Republic of Cyprus. He added that voting runs smoothly and everything is proceeding generally calmly and orderly.  Mr Kyprianou said that polling stations will remain open until 12 p.m. and after one hour’s interval they will reopen at 1p.m. and voting will continue and end at 6p....

26-01-2018 11:07

Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The 27th of January marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and humanity commemorates one of the darkest pages in world history.On this solemn day, Cyprus pays homage to the memory of the six million Jews who fell victim to Nazi barbarism, the like of which humanity has never experienced. We also express our solidarity towards the survivors of the Holocaust and celebrate the acts of courage of those valiant and selfless people who decided to take a stance against evil, with all the...

25-01-2018 15:45

Meeting of the Ambassador of Cyprus in Moscow with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Moscow, Mr Leonidas Markides, met on 23 January 2018 with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Mr Kirill. The courtesy meeting was held at the Patriarchal and Synodic Residence of the Holy Monastery of St. Daniel in Moscow.At the meeting, the excellent relations between Cyprus and Russia were reaffirmed. Ambassador Markides briefed the Patriarch on the latest developments of the Cyprus question, the non-solution of which was characterized by the...

25-01-2018 14:14

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the attack against Turkish Cypriot “Afrika” newspaper

Further to the previous statement regarding the attack against Turkish Cypriot “Afrika” newspaper, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs once again condemns the incident, which was, undoubtedly, the result of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s public incitement.While the incidents were taking place, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs contacted the resident Ambassadors of UN Security Council permanent members to intervene with the Turkish Cypriot occupation regime....

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