The Minister of State for European Affairs, Mr. Harlem Désir, will pay a visit in Cyprus next July 2 and 3.
He will be received by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, and will hold consultations with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides. Mr. Harlem Désir will also meet the leader of the Turkish-Cypriot Community, Mr. Mustafa Akinci, and the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General, Mrs. Lisa Buttenheim.
These meetings will give the Minister of State the opportunity to discuss inter-communal negotiations, their progress and the effort to reunify Cyprus with his interlocutors. Bilateral cooperation, European issues together with regional or international matters of common interest will also be talked over with the President of the Republic and the Minister of Foreign Affairs.