• CYPRUS
    Critical moments in Cyprus

    Erdogan’s announcements made during his recent illegal visit to occupied Cyprus represent an extremely negative development. The real prospect of the colonalisation and/or making use of the enclosed area of Famagusta constitute a violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN, the EU’s founding principles and the rules of international law. As AKEL, we have […]

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    Annual Parliamentary Cyprus meeting takes place virtually

    On Monday 19th July 2021, the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Cyprus held their annual parliamentary meeting (virtually this year) to mark the tragic anniversary of Turkey’s invasion and continued occupation of Cyprus since 1974. Welcoming the guests and viewers to the virtual event, Federation President […]

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    The Cyprus government is responsible for Turkey’s methods not being repelled

    The General Secretary of AKEL Stefanos Stefanou said that what was heard yesterday during the National Council meeting about closing down the checkpoints, instead of helping will in the end leads us in confrontation with the EU, the international community and the Turkish Cypriots. It is the government’s responsibility that Turkey’s methods in Varosha were […]

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    The Ongoing Tragedy of Cyprus

    In the mid-twentieth century, Great Britain abandoned its control of a Mediterranean territory, leaving two ethnically and religiously divided populations, each with historic claims to its occupancy, to sort out competing claims of legal status and sovereign authority with little help from the international community. Unsurprisingly, intercommunal violence, the involvement of outside powers, and a […]

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    Cyprus marks 47 years since the Turkish invasion, paying tribute to dead

    Cyprus pays tribute today to all those killed during the Turkish invasion in 1974 which resulted in the occupation of 37% of the  Mediterranean island`s territory, an EU member state since 2004. The people of Cyprus, the political and religious leadership, as well as political parties and organisations remember and condemn the continuing illegal occupation […]