House President discusses refugee crisis with UNHCR Representative

The refugee crisis and the situation in the Mediterranean was discussed during a meeting the House President Dimitris Syllouris had on Tuesday with the UNHCR Representative in Cyprus Damtew Dessalegne.

According to a press release issued by the House, Dessalegne pointed out that the political instability in the region creates difficulties in dealing with the situation. He added that the UNHCR office has been operating in Cyprus since 1974 and deals with the humanitarian issue of displaced people.

Source: Cyprus News Agency