The Government, in cooperation with other countries, is working to ensure that international law, stability and peace in the region prevails, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said today.
In his remarks to reporters, arriving at the Oman Embassy in Nicosia to sign the book of condolences opened for the country’s former Sultan, the President was invited to comment on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Asked how the government acts with other countries to counter these developments, he said that “you are following the actions of the Government, the various meetings, the various tripartite partnerships, the close cooperation with the countries of the region, with our persistence for EU’s alertness to be present, in the very close cooperation we have with Greece, with the efforts we are making in order to activate major countries, such as the US, Russia, in general whatever is necessary and necessary to do through diplomacy we do not fail to do so in order for international law and stability and peace in the region to prevail”.
Asked if the question of the institutionalization of the Cyprus-Greece Supreme Strategy Council is being raised, the President of the Republic said that “no legislative measures are needed. I have the impression that yesterday’s Memorandum of Understanding is sufficiently satisfactory to provide the guidelines, as well as the frameworks within which the close and continuous cooperation with the Greek Government is proceeding”./ibna