Visit to Cyprus by the Minister for Europe of the United Kingdom
The Minister for Europe of the United Kingdom, Mr David Lidington, arrives tomorrow to Cyprus for a working visit.
During his visit, Mr Lidington will attend a working dinner hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides. The agenda of the discussions includes, inter alia, the bilateral relations between the two countries and possible ways for further strengthening the cooperation between Cyprus and the UK, the Cyprus problem, matters related to energy, developments in the region of the Eastern Mediterranean with particular emphasis on Syria and Iraq, as well as other European issues of common interest.
In the context of the visit of the British Minister, Mr Kasoulides and Mr Lidington will visit the British ship “HMS Defender”, which is docked at Limassol Port. The British ship, which is in on its way back to the UK, has participated in the efforts of the Ιnternational Coalition against the Islamic State.
Mr Lidington will also be received by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades. -24.11.2014