The Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis arrived in Athens early on Friday morning, for a scheduled meeting at 11am with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
At the top of their agenda will be the latest developments in the talks regarding the Cypriot dispute, along with the economy, the European Union and regional developments.
In the press conference that followed, Mr. Tsipras underlined Athens’ commitment towards intercommunal talks in an effort to reach a just and sustainable solution of Cyprus. He added that a tripartite conference has been agreed upon in Nicosia.
The Cypriot President similarly noted that his goal was to come to an agreement based on the joint communiqué of 11 February 2014, which provides a single sovereignty and singly citizenship. Mr. Anastasiadis added that the solution must have prospects for the future.
Following his meeting with PM Tsipras, Mr. Anastasiadis has arranged to meet with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, who has arranged a meal in his honor.
Additional meetings have also been arranged with New Democracy president Antonis Samaras, The River president Stavros Theodorakis, KKE general secretary Dimitris Koutsoumpas, Independent Greek president Panos Kammenos and PASOK president Evangelos Venizelos.