New Greek Ambassador presents his credentials to President Anastasiades on Friday

The new Ambassador to Cyprus, Theocharis Lalacos, presents on Friday his credentials to the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades.

As CNA learns, Lalacos arrived on Tuesday in Cyprus, from Washington where he served until recently at the helm of the Greek Embassy there. He succeeds Ilias Fotopoulos, who concluded his term in Cyprus last October.

According to the Greek Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Lalacos joined the Greek diplomatic service in 1986. He studied History at Amherst College, Massachusetts and International Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.

In 2016 he was appointed in Washington as Ambassador of Greece, where he also served between 2000-2004 as Counselor for Political Affairs.

He served as Consul in Sydney and as Consul General in Alexandria, Egypt. Lalacos

Source: Cyprus News Agency