Interior Minister to hold contacts in New York, he will discuss migration problem with UN officials

Minister of the Interior Nikos Nouris departs for New York where he will attend celebrations for the anniversary of October 1st, hold contacts with the Diaspora and brief UN officials on the migration problem in Cyprus.


A press release by the Ministry says that Nouris will have separate meetings with Director of the Office of the UNSG, Courtenay Rattray, and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix focusing on the management of the migration flows and the problems in the Green Line. After Friday’s meeting, Nouris and Lacroix will make statements to the press.


The Minister, who will be accompanied by Deputy Government Spokesperson Niovi Parisinou, will attend a working dinner hosted by overseas organisations, which will be followed by a discussion on the problems faced by the Diaspora.


On Sunday, the Minister of the Interior will deliver a speech in the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in New York on the occasion of the October 1st celebrations.


On Monday, October 3rd, the Minister will participate in a conference in New Jersey, which is organised in the framework of the cooperation between Greece-Cyprus-Israel and the participation of the United States. Nouris will speak on the security in the Eastern Mediterranean and hybrid threats, while Parisinou will present Cyprus’ positions in a parallel session on energy and renewable energy sources.


Source: Cyprus News Agency