Cyprus President is in Washington for meetings with US Administration officials, including Pence

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades is in Washington for a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence and a series of contacts with other US Administration officials.

He will also address the Annual Cyprus Conference hosted by the International Coordinating Committee � Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA).

According to a PIO press release, Anastasiades, who is accompanied by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides, will have on Tuesday meetings with the Minister of Public Security, Strategic Affairs and Minister of Information of Israel Gilad Erdan, and with the Chairman of the Foreigh Affairs Committee of the Senate Bob Corker.

He will also receive ExxonMobils Executive Director Darrn Woods and other officials of the company and will attend a dinner hosted in his honour by PSEKA.

On June 7, Anastasiades will visit the German Marshall Fund, where he will speak on “The Eastern Mediterranean: Challenges, Opportunities and the Path ahead”.

In the afternoon he will address the PSEKA Conference, during which he will be honoured with the Barbed Wire Award.

Anastasiades will meet on Thursday at the White House with US Vice President Mike Pence and in the afternoon he will attend a reception hosted by the Embassy of Cyprus in Washington and ExxonMobil. On June 9 he will receive AIPAC Executive Director Howard Kor.

The Ministers and the Government Spokesman who escort the President will also have meetings with officials of the US Administration and of US energy companies conducting operations in Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone.

Anastasiades will leave for Cyprus on June 9.

Source: Cyprus News Agency