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Vice President Biden arrives in Cyprus for two-day visit

21 May, 2014

US Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Cyprus on Wednesday afternoon for a two day visit at the invitation of President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades.

On Thursday, the Vice President will be received by President Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace where the two will hold a bilateral meeting and after an official lunch will make remarks to the press.
Earlier in the day, he will meet with interfaith leaders at Archbishop Chrysostomos II office at the Archbishopric

On Thursday afternoon, the US Vice President will head to the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus for a meeting at the residence of Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu.
He will hold a reception with members of the Civic Forum and will host dinner with political party leaders from both sides of the divide.

Biden will make a press statement at the end of his talks, before departing from Cyprus.