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CYPRUS: President Anastasiades departs Friday for Brussels

29 August, 2014

The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades departs Friday morning for Brussels, where he will participate in the extraordinary meeting of the European Council.

According to an official press release, the issues that will preoccupy the meeting are the election of the new President of the European Council and the election of the new High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, the situation in Gaza, in the Ukraine, in Iraq, in Libya and in Syria, as well as the common action of the EU in the fight against the Ebola virus.

In Brussels, the President will be accompanied by the Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides and the Deputy Minister to the President Constantinos Petrides.

The President of the Republic and his delegation will return to Cyprus in the afternoon on 31 August.