British High Commissioner promises UK will give its best shot to be sensitive on how Brexit may affect Cyprus _:

British High Commissioner to Cyprus Matthew Kidd reiterated on Tuesday that the UK will give its best shot to be sensitive as to how Brexit may affect Cyprus.

On the Cyprus problem, he spoke about a tremendous opportunity to build for all Cypriots a brighter liberated future.

Speaking at the reception hosted at the High Commissioner’s Residence in Nicosia on the occasion of Her Majesty’s the Queen Elizabeth II birthday, in the presence of President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Kidd noted that the UK is about to be reborn, following the Referendum last year, indicating that it won’t be straightforward to find a new place for the country in the world, enabling it to carry on being prosperous and secure.

We have a whole range of strengths and assets to bring to bear () and we will need to call on all of us, he said. We will need to call also on our friends, including Cyprus, and we will need to learn to collaborate with them in new ways, building even further on the expansion of our bilateral activity that we have seen in recent years, he added and stressed that they will also need to remember to be sensitive as to how what they are doing for themselves may affect those around them, including their friends.

And I promise Mr. President that as far as Cyprus is concerned we will give our best shot to ensure that that is so, he said.

Mathew Kidd said that Cyprus and its citizens of all communities stand on the edge of a possibility of emerging from two generations of division. He spoke about a tremendous opportunity to build for all Cypriots a brighter, liberated future, indicating that it will take also tremendous imagination and drive and courage.

Source: Cyprus News Agency