Europe needs to get closer to its citizens Cyprus President said in Bratislava

The need for Europe to get closer to its citizens, conveyed today President Nicos Anastasiades in his intervention at the Informal Meeting of the EU Heads of State and Government in Slovakia, according to the Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides.

Speaking to the Press in the Bratislava Castle, where the informal meeting is taking place, the Government Spokesman said that the today’s is “a very important and historic EU summit, since the discussion of the recent results in the British referendum starts now- an honest and open discussion-between the 27 heads of EU member states on the Future of Europe “.

He noted, “this is the beginning of a debate which will be completed in March 2017 in Rome to mark the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome”, adding that “it is important that through this dialogue to define the very specific .

Source: Cyprus News Agency.