SATURDAY, 18 AUG 2018

 

CONNECT

Facebook Linked In Twitter
GAP_Group_2018_728x90px
Invest Cyprus 30/04-30/03/2019
IMH LTD

Turk Telekom to Cooperate with Vestel after Erdogan Call to Snub iPhone

Stephen Lillie: There Is No Plan B for The Cyprus Problem

IMH LTD
GAP_Group_2018_468x60px

POLITICS

brought to you by Deloitte

Senator Menendez Outlines Need For a New US Policy in the Eastern Mediterranean

Senator Menendez Outlines Need For a New US Policy in the Eastern Mediterranean

Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat of New Jersey, spoke Friday 11 May of a new policy for the United Sates in the Eastern Mediterranean, distancing themselves from Turkey, while granting Cyprus and Greece a more prominent role.
 
Speaking during a fundraising event, in Astoria, the Senator also expressed the view that the State Department and US Congress are at the brink of differentiating their views over Turkey, due to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s actions.
 
Menendez said in his speech that he is on the side of Cyprus and Greece as a matter of principle and because he believes in their just cause.
 
Referring to international law violations and provocations, among others in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, the Senator said he told the State Department that Turkey can’t keep sending its military ships to harass oil companies.
 
Turkey is distancing itself from the principles of a secular country, while Erdogan retains his authoritarian rule, bombs the Kurds – a US ally – and blocks access to US armed forces, he said.
 
According to Menendez, what’s happening with Turkey in the Aegean and in Cyprus is unprecedented. I hope that we will now be able to push more intensely for those matters and succeed in changing the traditional views about Turkey in the State Department, as well as among members of the Congress, he added, pointing that Turkey is moving to the opposite direction.
 
He also said that he discussed with Wess Mitchel, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, the need for a different Eastern Mediterranean policy, that will involve Cyprus as a fully-fledged ally, terminate the arms embargo and engage Greece even further, while seeking neighboring countries to act as a counterweight to Turkey. All these are in the interest of both the US and other countries in the region, the Senator said and asked for support to get reelected in the Senate, the Cyprus News Agency reports.

MORE ON POLITICS

Stephen Lillie: There Is No Plan B for The Cyprus Problem

There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, ...

Judith Gail Garber To Be Appointed New US Ambassador To Cyprus

US President Donald Trump has announced on Tuesday 14 August his intention to appoint ...

Prodromou Recalls Peaceful Coexistence Of The Past, Stressing That Efforts For A Cyprus Settlement Continue

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot inhabitants of Choulou village managed to live ...

FROM AROUND GOLDNEWS

   

Stephen Lillie: There Is No Plan B for The Cyprus Problem

There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, and there is no plan B, UK High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen ...
   

Euro Area International Trade in Goods Surplus €22.5 bn

Euro area According to Eurostat, the first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2018 was €198.6 billion, an ...
   

House of Fraser Cancels Online Orders and Refunds Customers

House of Fraser is cancelling all online orders and refunding thousands of customers potentially millions of pounds, after a dispute with its warehouse ...
   

Turk Telekom to Cooperate with Vestel after Erdogan Call to Snub iPhone

Turkish fixed-line operator Turk Telekom has said that it clinched a cooperation deal with Vestel after President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks to use ...
   

New Motorola Phone Is Identical to The iPhone X

Smartphone brand Motorola has been criticised for revealing a "shameless" copy of the iPhone X as its new model, the BBC reports. Many ...
   

GOLD Magazine: The Legal Issue

Over the last decade, Cyprus has succeeded in becoming recognised as an international business centre, in particular thanks to his excellent professional ...
   

Cyprus Records €1.9bn Trade Deficit For January - June 2018

According to Eurostat, the first estimate for euro area (EA19), exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2018 was €198.6 billion, marking an increase ...
   

New Poseidon Villa Collection Opens at Aphrodite Hills Resort

Aphrodite Hills Resort has recently opened their new, luxury Poseidon Villa Collection. According to Luxury Travel Magazine, properties range from ...
 

YOUR COMMENTS

HEADLINES

MOST POPULAR

Infocredit_01/08-30/11_300x250px
Gold_Issue_300x250px

IMH LTD