international cooperation

cryptocurrency cybercrime

Cyprus Contributes to Busting EU Cryptocurrency Scam

Cyprus played a crucial role in busting a sophisticated cryptocurrency scam in the EU, leading to the arrest of individuals and seizure of over €500,000 in cryptocurrencies, €250,000 in cash, vehicles, and a luxury property. This decisive action was part of an international operation against a fake ICO orchestrated by fraudulent actors in Austria.

migration safety

Summit to discuss Syria’s safe status on May 17

The ministerial summit on Syria’s safety on May 17 aims to assess regions within Syria for potential “safe zone” designation, impacting migration policies and Syrian nationals abroad. Discussions will include collaborative assessments, data collection, and facilitating voluntary returns while upholding human rights and legal frameworks.

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Reflecting on the Amalthea Humanitarian Corridor

The Amalthea Humanitarian Corridor, launched from Cyprus, aims to deliver aid to Gaza with international support from the UAE, USA, and EU. Despite operational challenges and control issues, this initiative showcases the global effort to provide crucial assistance to those in need amidst ongoing conflict.

migration political developments

The Impact of Lebanon’s Instability on Cyprus

Lebanon’s instability is causing Cyprus to worry about a potential wave of migrants if Lebanon were to collapse as a state. Cyprus is working on managing migration effectively by implementing strategies, seeking EU support for safe zones in Syria, and investing in infrastructure improvements.

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Awaiting the Completion of Gaza Port for Humanitarian Aid Resumption

The completion of Gaza port construction is crucial for resuming the Amalthea humanitarian aid mission and signifies hope for improved aid delivery to Gaza, bringing economic benefits and a lifeline for essential goods. President Christodoulides emphasizes international cooperation and the port’s role in providing longterm stability and prosperity for the region.

fraud international cooperation

Cyprus Police Involved in Nine E-Cannabis Arrests

In a groundbreaking international operation, Cyprus police, in collaboration with Europol, successfully apprehended nine suspects involved in the JuicyFields Ponzi scheme. With the seizure of €4.7 million in bank assets, €1.515 million in cryptocurrencies, and luxury items, the operation showcased the power of global cooperation in combating online fraud.

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Enhanced Maritime Security Measures by Cyprus

Cyprus has bolstered maritime security by deploying two port police boats, ‘Alasia’ and ‘Theseus,’ near the Lebanese coast to intercept migrant vessels. As part of a broader regional migration control effort, Cyprus has also suspended asylum application processing for Syrian migrants to manage irregular migration flows effectively.

energy international cooperation

Cyprus’ Active Role in International Energy Dialogue

Cyprus Energy Minister George Papanastasiou’s visit to Abu Dhabi for the IRENA assembly and World Future Energy Summit emphasizes Cyprus’s dedication to renewable energy and sustainable practices for a netzero future. Through strategic dialogues and meetings with key industry leaders, Cyprus is showcasing its active role in the global energy transition and its commitment to international sustainability efforts.

healthcare international cooperation

Cypriot Patients Safe in Israel After Attacks

The three Cypriot patients in Israel are safe and well at the Sheba Medical Centre in Tel Aviv, despite recent attacks. They continue their treatment with the support of the Cypriot Health Ministry, showcasing international cooperation in challenging times.

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