Foreign Minister Christodoulides on official visit to Beirut

Foreign Minister Christodoulides to become first foreign official to visit new Lebanon government

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Foreign Minister Christodoulides on official visit to Beirut

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides travels to Beirut on Friday on an official visit. He is the first foreign official to visit Lebanon after the new government of Lebanon assumed duties.

A press release by the Foreign Ministry says that Christodoulides will hold a tete-a-tete meeting with his counterpart Nassif Hitti, followed by consultations. The Ministers will then make statements to the press.

“Christodoulides and Hitti will discuss bilateral ties and how to further enhance them, among other issues.”

Christodoulides and Hitti will discuss bilateral ties and how to further enhance them, the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, Turkey’s provocations in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, EU-Lebanon relations and regional and international issues of mutual interest.

“The Foreign Minister will also be received by the new Prime Minister Hassan Diab and will meet with Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar.”

The Foreign Minister will also be received by the new Prime Minister Hassan Diab and will meet with Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar.

Rome Visit

Earlier this week Cyprus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides traveled to Rome, where on Wednesday had a working visit, at the invitation of his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, during which the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s illegal actions in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and in Libya, were discussed.

Talks focused on the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s illegal actions in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and in Libya, energy and energy security, and cooperation in these areas on a bilateral, multilateral, and European level.

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