House President stresses Turkey’s intransigent policy on Cyprus during meetings in Ireland

The cause of the lack of progress in the Cyprus problem is purely Turkeys intransigent policy, House President Demetris Syllouris stressed during meetings he had in Dublin where he concluded on Tuesday his visit to Ireland.

According to a House press release, Syllouris had meetings on Tuesday with theSpeaker of the Irish House of Commons and the Chair of the Seanad A�ireann Denis O’ Donovan.

Moreover he attended a working lunch with the Chair of the Seanad A�ireann and the head of the Cyprus – Ireland Friendship Group at the Irish House of CommonsFrank Feighan and members of the group.

During the meetings reference was made to the very good relations between the parliaments of Cyprus and Ireland and the prospects for their further development.

Moreover the commercial relations between the two countries and the challenges they are called to face due to Brexit were discussed. Syllouris and his interlocutors also looked into concrete fields of cooperation, particularly as regards university education.

Syllouris invited the Irish officials to visit Cyprus. His invitation has been accepted.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

House President stresses Turkey’s intransigent policy on Cyprus during meetings in Ireland

The cause of the lack of progress in the Cyprus problem is purely Turkeys intransigent policy, House President Demetris Syllouris stressed during meetings he had in Dublin where he concluded on Tuesday his visit to Ireland.

According to a House press release, Syllouris had meetings on Tuesday with theSpeaker of the Irish House of Commons and the Chair of the Seanad A�ireann Denis O’ Donovan.

Moreover he attended a working lunch with the Chair of the Seanad A�ireann and the head of the Cyprus – Ireland Friendship Group at the Irish House of CommonsFrank Feighan and members of the group.

During the meetings reference was made to the very good relations between the parliaments of Cyprus and Ireland and the prospects for their further development.

Moreover the commercial relations between the two countries and the challenges they are called to face due to Brexit were discussed. Syllouris and his interlocutors also looked into concrete fields of cooperation, particularly as regards university education.

Syllouris invited the Irish officials to visit Cyprus. His invitation has been accepted.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Source: Cyprus News Agency