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20 May, 2024
 
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Cyprus appoints new ambassador to Denmark

Formal ceremony held as credentials presented to Queen Margrethe II

On June 9, 2023, a significant event took place as Mr. James Kirakosian, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Denmark, officially presented his credentials to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. The ceremony, held at the enchanting Fredensborg Summer Palace, was a moment of great honor and significance. Welcoming the Ambassador to the palace was the Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household, Mr. Kim Kristensen, extending a warm reception.

Following the formalities, a private meeting unfolded between Queen Margrethe II and the newly appointed Ambassador. During this meeting, both parties affirmed the excellent level of relations between Cyprus and Denmark. The Ambassador conveyed heartfelt greetings from the President of the Republic, emphasizing his commitment to further strengthening and deepening the ties between the two countries. The objective was to enhance bilateral cooperation as well as collaboration within the framework of the European Union.

Queen Margrethe II acknowledged the longstanding connection, evident in the visits of Danish kings to Cyprus since the Middle Ages.

Recognizing the historical bonds between Cyprus and Denmark, Queen Margrethe II acknowledged the longstanding connection, evident in the visits of Danish kings to Cyprus since the Middle Ages. Additionally, she highlighted the lasting legacy of the 23,000 Danish soldiers who faithfully served in the UNFICYP peacekeeping force for three decades. Furthermore, the Queen acknowledged the substantial number of Danish citizens who choose Cyprus as their destination for annual visits, further solidifying the enduring relationship between the two nations.

[This article was translated from its Greek original]

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