U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the two countries during a meeting today at the World Economic Forum, taking place in Davos.
“Vice President Biden met with President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades today,” a press release from the US Vice President`s office said.
“The two leaders reaffirmed the strategic partnership between Cyprus and the United States.
“The Vice President commended President Anastasiades on the leadership he has shown in working with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in UN-facilitated discussions to achieve a reunified and more prosperous Cyprus,” noted the press release.
UN-led peace talks are currently underway to find a negotiated settlement to reunite Cyprus, divided since the 1974 Turkish invasion.