|The President met with the President of Lebanon|
The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, met today, in Beirut, with the President of Lebanon, Mr Michel Aoun.
President Anastasiades, who was accompanied by his spouse, Mrs Andri Anastasiades, and the members of the Cypriot delegation, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Energy and the Government Spokesman, arrived at 11.30 in the morning at the Presidential Palace in Beirut, where he was officially welcomed by President Aoun.
|The President will pay an official visit to Lebanon|
The President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades leaves today, 11 June, for Lebanon where he will pay a three-day official visit.
Tomorrow, the President will be officially welcomed by the President of Lebanon Mr Michel Aoun with whom they will hold official talks.
Among the issues to be discussed at the talks are the bilateral relations of Cyprus and Lebanon, regional matters, EU-Lebanon relations and the latest developments on the Cyprus problem.
|Address by the President at the 12th Cyprus– Russian Festival Limassol|
It is a great pleasure to address the official opening ceremony of the 12th Cyprus – Russian Festival.
The fact that this Festival is being held for the 12th consecutive year manifests that it has been firmly established as an event that fosters unity and social cohesion between our two peoples, through sharing our exceptional rich culture and traditions and celebrating our well-established and genuine friendship.
|The President met with the Vice President of the USA at the White House|
The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, has expressed his full satisfaction with his meeting with the Vice President of the United States, Mr Mike Pence, whom he met yesterday at the White House.
Present at the meeting, which lasted about an hour, were the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, the Minister of Energy, Mr Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, the Government Spokesman, Mr Nikos Christodoulides and the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Washington, Mr Leonidas Pantelides.
|Speech by the President at PSEKA Banquet|
I am honoured, Dear Friends, to be here with you this evening at the 33rd Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference, and to thank you from the bottom of my heart for this award.
Allow me to express my profound gratitude to the organizers and hosts of this banquet and the Conference:
• -the International Coordinating Committee: Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA),
• -the American Jewish Committee (AJC),
• -the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC),
• -the National Coordinated Effort of Hellenes (CEH),
|Remarks by the President at the German Marshall Fund’s event|
First and foremost, I would like to warmly thank the esteemed German Marshall Fund of the United States for organizing this event.
Warm thanks to the two distinguished ladies I have the honour to share this platform with – Dr. Kareen Donfried, President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and our moderator, Ms. Susan Glasser, POLITICO’s Chief International Affairs Columnist.
Warm thanks to you for attending, and for your interest in Cyprus.