Cyprus President to discuss bilateral relations, EU and Cyprus problem during Slovenia visit

The President of Cyprus, NicosAnastasiades, is expected to discuss bilateral relations, EU affairs and the Cyprus problem, during his official visit to Slovenia, on January 9 and 10, Government Spokesman ProdromosProdromou has said.

Speaking to CNA, Prodromou said that President Anastasiades is expected to depart from Cyprus on Tuesday, January 8.

In the framework of his official visit, the President will meet with the President of Slovenia, BorutPahor, and the country’s Prime Minster, MarjanSarec, he added.

Asked about the agenda of talks, Prodromou noted that bilateral and European issues are expected to dominate discussions. Naturally, he added, President Anastasiades is expected to also refer to the Cyprus problem.

According to the Government Spokesman, the Speaker of Slovenia’s parliament will also host an official banquet in honor of President Anastasiades.

Prodromou said finally that the Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, who will accompany the President of the Republic, will also hold a meeting with his counterpart, MiroCerar.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied its northern third. Repeated rounds of UN-led peace talks have so far failed to yield results.

Source: Cyprus News Agency