Former socialist prime minister Costas Simitis is expected to hail the "exceptional cooperation" he had with late Cypriot President Glafkos Clerides during his tenure, when the two politicians achieved a "wise distribution of roles" that yielded results - Cyprus' accession into the European Union - according to a statement released ahead of an event in Nicosia on Saturday to mark 100 years sinc
Everyone agrees: Dramatic changes in the region (relations between the United States and Turkey, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean) will have a decisive impact on Greece in the coming decades. The conjecture warrants consensus in the hammering out of Greek foreign policy in the face of nascent tectonic changes.
Cyprus' former foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides spoke of the need to engage with the Cyprus problem without fear or prejudice during a book launch event on Friday.
The book, titled "30 Years Present: Ideas and Thoughts on our Cyprus," recounts his experiences in politics from government spokesman to EU lawmaker to foreign minister.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila carried out discussions on Monday, at the Victoria Palace, with a governmental delegation of Vietnam, led by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, agreeing to speed up the national procedures for establishing the necessary conditions to carry out exports of Romanian products of animal origin, honey and beekeeping products on the Vietnamese market.