Cyprus Mail

Increased security, closed roads, during Israeli president’s visit

Reuven Rivlin

Due to an official visit to Cyprus by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday there will be increased security measures, police announced.

During the day, roads in both Larnaca and Nicosia will be closed to traffic for short periods of time. For security reasons, exact details will not be announced.

The public is urged to be patient and follow instructions of police officers.

Bilateral relations, the Cyprus problem and regional issues are expected to be discussed during talks between Rivlin and President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia.

After their talks, the two presidents will make statements to the press. Later, Anastasiades will host an official lunch for Rivlin and his delegation.

Rivlin is also expected to visit a monument in Nicosia dedicated to the 2,200 children of Holocaust survivors who were born in British detention camps in Cyprus in the aftermath of World War II, in the late 1940s. The monument is situated at the present military camp of Lieutenant General Vasilios Kapotas, known as BMH (British Military Hospital).

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