CYPRUS


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Cyprus has banned entry of anyone who has been to or passed through India in the previous two weeks of travelling to thwart the spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19.

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Outlining the framework that will govern his discussions with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday in Brussels, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he was open to “a positive agenda” noting, however, that it should unfold in a “gradual, proportionate and reversible way.”



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The Republic of Cyprus began on Tuesday issuing a temporary Covid-19 vaccination certificate to citizens who wish to travel abroad in June, with the document valid until the new European Digital Covid-19 Certificate is scheduled to be introduced on July 1.



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Ethnically split Cyprus took a key step toward a return to its normal rhythms of life amid the pandemic on Friday when nine crossing points along a United Nations-controlled buffer zone were reopened, enabling ordinary Cypriots to cross the divide.

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Three European Union member nations and three Middle Eastern countries are looking to train personnel in border, customs, maritime and cybersecurity techniques at a cutting-edge US-funded facility in Cyprus that is expected to be ready early next year, the Cypriot foreign minister said Thursday.


A man and a woman wearing protective masks walk by a Cypriot military guard post across the UN buffer zone in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, April 26, 2021. [Petros Karadjias/AP]
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Checkpoints between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot sides of Cyprus are to reopen on Friday, the United Nations said, marking the first time restrictions have been eased since December 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.