EU Council President vows to support President Anastasiades on reunification efforts

European Council President Donald Tusk officially congratulated today re- elected President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, stating that under his leadership, Cyprus has overcome the financial crisis and contributes constructively to the development of EU.

Tusk has also pledged support for the reunification of Cyprus, which has been divided since the 1974 Turkish invasion.

More specifically, in the official congratulatory letter, the European Council President D.Tusk states “On behalf of the European Council, I wish to convey my warmest congratulations on your re-election as the President of the Republic of Cyprus.”

“Thanks to the efforts of the Cypriot people and you, Cyprus has overcome the financial crisis only five years ago. I trust that over the next years, under your leadership, Cyprus will continue contributing constructively to the development and improvement of the European Union”, adds the President of the European Council

“I know you as a strong and devoted supporter of the reunification of Cyprus. You can count on my personal continued political support for a comprehensive settlement within the United Nations framework”, he reiterates.

“I look forward to once again working closely with and welcoming you at the European Council”, says Tusk.

Source: Cyprus News Agency