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Hungarian FM expresses unreserved solidarity with Republic of Cyprus

A meeting between the Cyprus President and the Hungarian FM focused on bilateral relations and ways to boost tourism cooperation


Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó, during his meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia on Friday, expressed his country's solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus and its complete support for the Council of Europe's conclusions.

A written statement by the deputy government spokesperson Panayiotis Sentonas said Szijjártó and Anastasiades discussed the management of the coronavirus pandemic in their respective countries.

Bilateral relations, and particularly ways of boosting tourism cooperation, were also high on the agenda.

The statement noted that Anastasiades fully briefed the Hungarian Foreign Minister on the current state of the Cyprus Problem, as well as on Turkey’s activities in the Cyprus EEZ that work as a destabilizing force in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

On his part, Szijjártó expressed Hungary’s solidarity toward the Republic of Cyprus.

After his discussion with the Cyprus President, the Hungarian Foreign Minister held separate meetings at the Presidential Palace with his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Christodoulides and the Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios.

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