Defence Minister meets his Serbian counterpart
The Minister of Defence, Mr Christoforos Fokaides, had a meeting this afternoon with the Minister of Defence of Serbia, Mr Bratislav Gašić, in the framework of his one-day visit to Cyprus to inspect the Serbian military contingent participating in United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
After a tête-à-tête meeting between the two Ministers, a working lunch followed to the Officers' Club of the National Guard in Nicosia, hosted by Mr Fokaidis in honor of the Serbian delegation.
In his statement, Mr Fokaidis said:
“I have just held an important meeting with my Serbian Counterpart, Mr Bratislav Gašić, in the framework of his visit to Cyprus.
It is well known that our people maintain a longstanding and traditional friendship, a fact which was demonstrated throughout the significant moments of our modern history. Our relations are based on strong historical ties of mutual trust and respect and joint interests. The common values that we share, define our course on a large array of issues of regional and international interest, with the aim at all times to promote peace, security and international law. 22.8.2014