President Anastasiades: Egyptian President’s visit a milestone in further strengthening relations

The presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cyprus with a significant number of ministers is another milestone in further strengthening the bonds between the two peoples, said Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades.

In a Twitter message, Anastasiades said “I am honoured and glad to welcome to Cyprus President Al-Sisi. The Egyptian president’s presence here with a significant number of ministers, is another milestone in further strengthening the bonds between our two peoples”.

The two leaders held a private meeting ahead of talks that include delegations from both countries.

In the context of Sisi`s visit, Cyprus and Egypt will sign Memoranda of Understanding. After their talks this morning Anastasiades and Sisi will bestow medals on each other and will make statements to the press.

The visit takes place one day ahead of the Trilateral Meeting among Cyprus, Greece and Egypt which will also take place in Cyprus, with the participation of Anastasiades and Sisi, as well as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

source: CNA