House President says Cyprus expects more solidarity from its EU partners

The Republic of Cyprus expects more solidarity from its EU partners, President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris has said. Speaking during the House plenary session, which celebrated Europes Day (9th of May) and observed a minutes silence in honour of the victims of the Second World War, Syllouris said Cyprus, which became a full EU member state in 2004, is still under the illegal Turkish occupation and it faces a number of additional challenges. FM Kasoulides also stressed need to strengthen democratic security on the Day of Europe.

Source: Cyprus News Agency