The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, received a congratulatory message from the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, on the occasion of the anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Cyprus.
In his message President Putin stated the following:
“Please accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of the National Holiday-the Independence Day of the Republic of Cyprus.
Relations between Russia and Cyprus, based on good traditions of friendship and spiritual proximity, are developing in a constructive manner. I hope that our forthcoming negotiations in Moscow will promote further enhancement of bilateral political dialogue and productive cooperation in various fields.
I would also like to reaffirm the constancy of Russian policy in the support of the efforts of the leadership of the Republic of Cyprus to achieve a just, comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem on the basis of relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council in the interests of the entire population of the island.
I sincerely wish good health and success to the people to Cyprus as well as prosperity and well-being”.
The President of the Republic also received a congratulatory message from the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump.
In his message President Trump stated the following:
“On behalf of the United States of America, best wishes to the people of the Republic of Cyprus as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your nation’s independence.
The Republic of Cyprus has long been an important partner to the United States. Our shared values of democracy and freedom have served as the basis for a strong and valued bilateral relationship. Together we have promoted peace and regional stability while also expanding our business and cultural ties.
The United States continues to support the Republic of Cyprus in its efforts to reunify the island as a bizonal, bicommunal federation. As we mark this important day, we wish all Cypriots a peaceful and prosperous year”./IBNA