Cypriot FM: The first trilateral meeting between Cyprus, Lebanon, Greece will be held in spring

3 February 2020
429 Views

Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides is in Beirut on an official visit, after the country formed its newly elected government. This constitutes the first official visit by a foreign official to Lebanon since the government was formed.

Nikos Christodoulides met with his Lebanese counterpart Nassif Hitti, with whom they discussed bilateral relations and the prospect of further deepening them in various fields, on the occasion of the new Government taking over; the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s escalating illegal activity within the maritime zones of the Republic of Cyprus; the EU-Lebanon relations, as well as regional and international issues of common interest.

In a joint press conference following the bilateral talks, Nikos Christodoulides highlighted the close geographical, cultural and historical relations between the two peoples, thanking his Lebanese counterpart for the warm welcome he received.

The Cypriot Minister stressed that the future of bilateral relations between the two countries was very promising and would contribute to strengthening stability, cooperation, security and peace in the region.

The two sides, according to Nikos Christodoulides, have been going over their bilateral relations, discussing concrete ways to strengthen existing co-operation and to extend it towards new areas for the mutual benefit of the people and the region.

Source: balkaneu

You may be interested

The National Interest: Why is Cyprus still divided? – Analysis
DEFENCE
shares13 views
DEFENCE
shares13 views

The National Interest: Why is Cyprus still divided? – Analysis

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

The division of Cyprus is fast approaching the half-century mark. In fact, that division has now lasted longer than that…

Research suggests ancient Greeks might have sailed to Canada
GREECE
shares9 views
GREECE
shares9 views

Research suggests ancient Greeks might have sailed to Canada

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

The ancient Greeks could have reached Canada in 56 AD – almost a millennium before the Vikings. This is according…

Condition in eastern Mediterranean dominated Dendias, Shoukry meeting in Cairo
GREECE
shares33 views
GREECE
shares33 views

Condition in eastern Mediterranean dominated Dendias, Shoukry meeting in Cairo

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was cordially welcomed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry earlier on Sunday in Cairo. The…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.