The announcement of the US Embassy in Cyprus, which states the intention of the US to offer military education and training to the Republic of Cyprus, represents a huge provocation against the Cypriot people. It also stressed that this cooperation acts as an effective means of defending US national security!
Cyprus Peace Council
The Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) denounces in the strongest possible terms the transformation of the occupied territories of Cyprus by Turkey into a launching pad for waging military operations and spy activities in the wider region of the Eastern Mediterranean. We denounce the use of the illegal civilian airport in the occupied village of Lefkoniko for military purposes with the transporting of unmanned military planes from Turkey and the planned construction of a naval base in occupied Trikomo for monitoring Turkey's illegal drilling in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus.
Once again, the US government has shown that it is willing to annul even international law in order to support of the violations and crimes committed by the guardian of Imperialist interests, namely Israel. This time through the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it is covering up the war crime which is being committed in the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, provocatively characterizing Israeli settlements as lawful.
The Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) denounces the coup d’état against the democratically elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia. The coup against President Evo Morales is being executed by the US-led conservative opposition and far-right in collaboration with sections of the police and army.
On the occasion of 1st September, "Day of Action for World Peace", the Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) raises its voice to shout out loud “YES TO PEACE, NOT TO WAR!” 1st September, which has been proclaimed by the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in memory of the millions of victims of Nazism-Fascism and of the fighters who sacrificed their lives during World War II, reminds us of the catastrophic consequences of imperialist aggressiveness, fascism and war. .
On Monday, 11 February 2019 a meeting to denounce of the imperialist coup d'etat in Venezuela was organized outside the US Embassy by the Cyprus Peace Council. Messages to the event were sent by the President of the World Peace Council Socorro Gomez and Executive Secretary of the Venezuelan International Solidarity Committee, Gabriel Aggrere.
The Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) denounces Israel’s murderous attack on the Palestinian people, resulting in more than fifty dead and hundreds of injured Palestinians who were demonstrating for their return to the Palestinian territories occupied by the State of Israel. All these atrocities in Gaza were being committed as the state of Israel was celebrating its 70th anniversary since its establishment and at the same time as celebrations were ongoing for the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel.
We Cypriots, both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, and other peace-loving Cypriots, who have responded to the call issued by the Cyprus Peace Council and have gathered today on 16 April 2018 outside the US Embassy, declare the following:
With the election of Mr. Trump to the US presidency, the policy of the deep state and hawks is continuing, as we are once again on the brink of a generalized devastating war which has begun within the framework of a Cold War policy being pursued. This war, it appears, will not be confined to Syria alone.
The Cyprus Peace Council expresses its deep concern at the start of the work for the construction of the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey. The nuclear power station in Akkuyu will be built with the cooperation of Russia and Turkey, and is located just a few kilometers north of Cyprus.