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27 May, 2024

European Parliament President to visit Cyprus for humanitarian aid talks

Roberta Metsola to tour Larnaca Port and Search and Rescue Center with Cypriot President


The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, is set to visit Cyprus on April 1st, where she will meet with President Nikos Christodoulidis for discussions on humanitarian aid initiatives.

During her visit, Metsola will accompany President Christodoulidis to the port of Larnaca on April 2nd, where they will observe ongoing works related to the "Amalthia" project. This project aims to establish a maritime humanitarian aid corridor to provide assistance to the civilian population of Gaza.

The tour will include a visit to the Search and Rescue Coordination Center (SRC), where Metsola and President Christodoulidis will receive a briefing and make statements to the media around noon.

The visit underscores the European Union's active interest in Cyprus' humanitarian efforts, which have garnered international recognition and support. The ongoing collaboration seeks to enhance the flow of humanitarian aid to Gaza's civilian population.

Metsola is expected to depart from Cyprus following the conclusion of her visit.

[With information from CNA]

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