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21 July, 2024
 
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Cyprus to welcome Slovenian House Speaker on three-day visit

Slovenian House Speaker will engage in diplomatic talks in Cyprus

Newsroom / CNA

Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia Urška Klakočar Zupančič pays an official three-day visit to Cyprus (28/2-1/3) following the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Annita Demetriou.

According to an official press release by the Embassy of Slovenia in Athens (also accredited to Cyprus) in the framework of her official visit Urška Klakočar Zupančič will meet among others with House President Annita Demetriou, Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos, Minister of Justice and Public Order Marios Hartsiotis, the Mayor of Nicosia Constantinos Yiorkadjis and the Special Representative and head of the UNFICYP mission, Colin William Stewart.

As noted, during the visit to the Republic of Cyprus, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia will discuss the development of bilateral relations between the two countries, with emphasis on inter-parliamentary cooperation and exchange opinions on current European and international topics. The Cyprus issue and efforts to reunify the island will also be at the forefront of the talks.

The President of the Slovenian National Assembly will begin the visit with a meeting with the representatives of the Slovenian community in Cyprus, which will take place in the coastal town of Limassol. In the presence of the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Annita Demetriou, she will address the audience at the opening of an exhibition of renowned Slovenian painters from the private collection of the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia in Limassol Evros Alexandrou marking the Slovenian Day of Culture, which is celebrated every year in February.

The Slovenian delegation, comprising two members of the parliamentary group of friendship with the Republic of Cyprus, MP Iva Dimic and MP Dušan Stojanovič (chairman), will meet the following day with the chairman of the Committee for Foreign and European Affairs and the chairman of the Cyprus-Slovenia Friendship Group Harris Georgiades and other members of the committee. The meeting will take place at the House of Representatives.

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