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CYPRUS: Defence minister in Armenia on official visit

12 February, 2019

Cypriot Minister Defence Savvas Angelides is in Yerevan, Armenia, for an official visit at the invitation of his Armenian counterpart, Davit Tonoyan.


Angelides heads a Ministry delegation that will be received by Tonoyan and hold official talks.

The talks will focus on bilateral relations and explore ways to further enhancing the ties between the two countries as well as issues of mutual interest.

During his stay in the Armenian Capital, Angelides will be received by the country’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and will also meet Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan.

Angelides will lay a wreath to the monument for the victims of the Armenian genocide.

The visit takes place in the context of enhancing and promoting already excellent relations of the Republic of Cyprus and Armenian at a Defence Ministry level, said a statement.