Cyprus and Greece follow a common policy as regards the solution of Cyprus problem, Anastasiades says

We are in absolute agreement and we have a common policy with the Greek Government as regards the solution of the Cyprus problem, which shall be followed until the end, President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades said on Sunday.

He was speaking at a ceremony during which he and the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos unveiled a bust of Kyriakos Matsis, a member of the Greek-Cypriot liberation movement EOKA which fought against the British rule in Cyprus between 1955 and 1959. Matsis was killed by the British in 1958, in Dikomo.

Anastasiades said that the struggle for a settlement of the Cyprus problem has been going on for 44 years now, and expressed the gratitude of the people of Cyprus for the unwavering support of Greece,

Furthermore, he noted the absolute agreement and common policy of Cyprus with the President and the government of Greece, assuring that we will follow this policy until the end.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Source: Cyprus News Agency