Greek Foreign Minister Droutsas’ Statements in Cyprus

Greek Foreign Minister Demetris Droutsas’ two day visit to Cyprus aims at conveying the message that the Cyprus issue remains a top priority for Greek foreign policy.

Speaking at Larnaka airport shortly after his arrival Wednesday afternoon, Droutsas said that he will work with his associates to help find a solution in Cyprus so that the last dividing wall in Europe can come down.  “I am deeply moved to be in Cyprus. This is my first visit after assuming my new duties. This visit has special significance; it aims to convey the message to all, Cypriot Hellenism and every third party, that the Cyprus issue remains a top priority in Greece’s foreign policy”.
Droutsas will meet later today with Cyprus Foreign Minister Markos Kyprianou and President of the House of Representatives Marios Garoyian. He will also hold separate meetings with leaders or representatives of parliamentary political parties. Tomorrow, the The Greek Foreign Minister will be received by President of the Republic Demetris Christofias and meet Archbishop Chrysostoms II.

Droutsas will depart for Athens Thursday morning.