Cyprus, Greece and Armenia to hold four joint events on diaspora

Cyprus, Greece and Armenia will hold four joint events in relation to diaspora in the next few months, as announced after the meeting of the three countries officials on diaspora issues Thursday.

In August, Greece will host three medical students from the three countries diaspora in Crete, to discuss bioethics issues. A major cultural event of the three country’s diaspora is also scheduled for October in Paris.

In December, Armenia will host another trilateral event on corruption issues, while in February a fourth event will be hosted by the three countries diaspora in Nicosia.

In his statements, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that Armenia and Greece have laid the foundations for close cooperation on diasporas. He stressed that the three countries have powerful diasporas, especially in countries such as the US, UK, France and Australia, where the organizations of diaspora can play a very important role in promoting national issues in strong decision-making centers.

He also said that special emphasis was placed on youth, so as young people from the three diasporas to get to know better the excellent relations the history and cultures of the three countries.

He added that the relations of the three countries were at an excellent level and that those tripartite cooperation were supporting the close relations that the three countries leaders would like to have.

Greeces Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick said that at the end of August in Crete, three medical students from the three diasporas would meet to discuss bioethics in medical science with regard to new methods of healing.

He also welcomed the joint cultural event to take place in Paris, and also the meeting in Yerevan in December in relation to young leader’s initiative against corruption.

Armenian Diaspora Minister Mkhitar Hayrapetyan thanked Cyprus for the invitation, the hospitability and the warmth that the Armenian delegation was feeling from the people of Cyprus.

He underlined the importance of the relation between Cyprus and Armenia and said that there was a huge potential from the cooperation, between Cyprus, Armenia and Greece. He also spoke of the need to strengthen and to enrich the trilateral relations.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Cyprus, Greece and Armenia to hold four joint events on diaspora

Cyprus, Greece and Armenia will hold four joint events in relation to diaspora in the next few months, as announced after the meeting of the three countries officials on diaspora issues Thursday.

In August, Greece will host three medical students from the three countries diaspora in Crete, to discuss bioethics issues. A major cultural event of the three country’s diaspora is also scheduled for October in Paris.

In December, Armenia will host another trilateral event on corruption issues, while in February a fourth event will be hosted by the three countries diaspora in Nicosia.

In his statements, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that Armenia and Greece have laid the foundations for close cooperation on diasporas. He stressed that the three countries have powerful diasporas, especially in countries such as the US, UK, France and Australia, where the organizations of diaspora can play a very important role in promoting national issues in strong decision-making centers.

He also said that special emphasis was placed on youth, so as young people from the three diasporas to get to know better the excellent relations the history and cultures of the three countries.

He added that the relations of the three countries were at an excellent level and that those tripartite cooperation were supporting the close relations that the three countries leaders would like to have.

Greeces Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick said that at the end of August in Crete, three medical students from the three diasporas would meet to discuss bioethics in medical science with regard to new methods of healing.

He also welcomed the joint cultural event to take place in Paris, and also the meeting in Yerevan in December in relation to young leader’s initiative against corruption.

Armenian Diaspora Minister Mkhitar Hayrapetyan thanked Cyprus for the invitation, the hospitability and the warmth that the Armenian delegation was feeling from the people of Cyprus.

He underlined the importance of the relation between Cyprus and Armenia and said that there was a huge potential from the cooperation, between Cyprus, Armenia and Greece. He also spoke of the need to strengthen and to enrich the trilateral relations.

Source: Cyprus News Agency