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Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Ukraine

Throughout the crisis in Ukraine and the subsequent discussions of the issue in EU institutions, Cyprus maintained a consistent and responsible stance, underlining the necessity to reach a political solution and to preserve communication channels between the EU and Russia, while stating that the sanctions policy should be applied in a cautious and reserved manner. Cyprus has repeatedly supported that no restrictive measure should prove to be substantially detrimental to the economy of any member state, particularly so for a member state implementing a macroeconomic adjustment programme. - 31.7.2014

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Statement by the Minister of Energy for the Memorandum of Understanding with Eni / KOGAS

Statement by the Minister of Energy for the Memorandum of Understanding with Eni / KOGASThe Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Mr. Yiorgos Lakkotrypis made statements to the Press today regarding the Memorandum of Understanding signed at the Ministry, with representatives of the Eni / KOGAS consortium. In particular, referring to the Memorandum Mr Lakkotrypis said: "The MoU signed today is an agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Eni / KOGAS consortium to explore ways of exploiting the potential gas reserves in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), with priority given on the land Liquefaction Terminal. In essence today's signing confirms the commitment of the Government to promote the land terminal as the optimal solution for the exploitation of potential deposits of the Republic of Cyprus, provided, of course, that more natural gas quantities will be found. The current agreement also constitutes the completion of a cycle of agreements we have with the licensees of the Blocks- since agreements with Noble and Total have already preceeded – with the aim of aligning their actions for the creation of a land Natural Gas Liquefaction Terminal.-30.07.2014

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Republic of Cyprus and JV Eni/KOGAS sign MoU for cooperation in potential gas resources valorization

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus and representatives of the JV Eni/KOGAS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This preliminary agreement is aimed at investigating areas of cooperation related to Cyprus potential gas resources valorization, with priority to the onshore LNG option. Eni is the Operator of Blocks 2, 3 & 9 of the Cyprus EEZ with 80% participating interest. KOGAS is partner in the Blocks 2, 3 & 9 with a 20% participating interest.-30.07.2014




The President of the Republic received the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus

The President of the Republic received the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in CyprusThe President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades received today, at the Presidential Palace, the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus, Ms Lisa Buttenheim. After the meeting Ms Buttenheim made the following statement to the Press: “It was an excellent meeting. We had a good discussion about the process which you know has been underway since the joint declaration was adopted in February and I am keen as I know he is to prepare the next meeting on the 2nd of September between him and Mr. Eroglu. We, in the UN, are thinking about ideas, we would like to try to help prepare the way forward based on an agreement between the two sides. -30.07.2014

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