Anastasiades Μeets with Juncker

Anastasiades Μeets with Juncker

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Anastasiades_JunckerThe latest developments in the Cyprus issue, the appointment of the new UN Special Adviser on Cyprus and the need for the EU to play a stronger role in the efforts to solve the Cyprus issue, were discussed between President Nicos Anastasiades and the new European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker on Saturday
President Anastasiades is in Brussels to participate in Saturday’s the extraordinary meeting of the European Council.
Speaking after his meeting with Juncker, Anastasiades said that he also discussed Cyprus’ economy and the progress towards implementing Cyprus’ economic adjustment programme.
President Anastasiades added that he also discussed with Juncker the composition of the European Commission and the portfolio for Cyprus.
“Mr Juncker has biographies of the two candidates, he will decide which of the two will be called for interview in order to obtain, in my opinion, one of the important portfolios of the European Commission,” he said.
(source: CNA)