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FM travels to Brussels for foreign affairs council

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides will travel to Brussels on Sunday to take part in the EU Foreign Affairs Council on Monday which will discuss relations with the US following the election of Joe Biden as president.

Developments with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will also be on the agenda, as will relations with Turkey and the rollout of Covid vaccines to third countries. Climate crisis and Energy Diplomacy will also be discussed.

EU Ministers will also have a videoconference with Japanese FM Toshimitsu Motegi and will discuss cooperation and regional security.

On Tuesday Christodoulides is set to meet EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi with whom he will discuss the UN Secretary General’s initiative to convene an informal meeting on Cyprus.

They will also discuss EU-Turkey relations and the developments in the eastern Mediterranean region.

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