The President of the Republic receives AJC Chief Executive Director

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Executive Director, Mr David Harris.

After the meeting, Mr Harris told reporters, inter alia, that “we just spent an hour with President Anastasiades. We have known him for many years. We most recently honoured him in New York, in September, when he came to the General Assembly and as always we had a very warm, friendly and open discussion.”

He said that with the President they discussed the Cyprus problem as well as a number of other issues.

“We discussed the new administration in Washington and relations with Cyprus. We talked about the talks in Geneva and since Geneva regarding the Cyprus problem, and the relations with Israel. We were actually in Israel yesterday; we were meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu. He spoke very warmly about his friendship and partnership with Cyprus and President Anastasiades. We spoke about energy issues. So we covered a lot of ground in an hour.”

Source: Press and Information office