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06 June 2017

1. President: Reunification can be achieved if all stakeholders show the same degree of commitment

Geostrategic cooperation can serve as a perfect incentive for the resolution of the Cyprus problem, 43 years after the illegal Turkish military invasion and the continuing illegal occupation of 37% of the territory of the Republic of Cyprus, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades pointed out in his keynote address at the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) Global Forum in Washington, attended by more than 2000 people.

2. We are looking for a common security vision providing both change and continuity, Eide says

The UN are looking for a way to create a common security vision for Cyprus for the 21st century, not so much building on the 1960 realities, but more relying on the 2017 realities, which provides a change for those who need change, but also continuity for those who need some kind of continuity, UNSG’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide told a press briefing on Monday.

3. Cyprus President is in Washington for meetings with US Administration officials, including Pence

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades is in Washington for a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence and a series of contacts with other US Administration officials.

4. Beijing firmly supports peaceful efforts for Cyprus solution, Chinese Ambassador tells CNA

China firmly supports the peaceful efforts to reach a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus issue, the country`s Ambassador in Nicosia, Huang Xingyuan told the Cyprus News Agency today.

5. Cyprus Parliament organises a Conference on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Cyprus House of Representatives organises on June 22, 2017, a Conference titled "The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Perspectives and Dangers". Academics, scientists and researchers from Cyprus and Greece will provide speeches and presentations in the Conference.CNA

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