I.Kasoulides: Cyprus rejects sanctions and supports settlement efforts under special envoy De Mistura

Cyprus support to the efforts of the special mediator for Syria Staffan De Mistura, and the disagreement of the country with the idea of imposing sanctions on Russia, was conveyed by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, who participated in the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) EU held today in Luxembourg.

During his intervention in Council, Minister Kasoulides stressed that the cessation of hostilities in Aleppo should be quickly agreed in order to urgently allow humanitarian aid and then move the processes of political transition in the country.

Source: Cyprus News Agency.