Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will meet on Tuesday with his US counterpart, Antony Blinken, in Washington D.C.

A foreign ministry press release said discussions will focus on the resumption of negotiations on the Cyprus problem, US-Cyprus bilateral relations, energy issues and multilateral cooperation with emphasis on the 3+1 format.

On Tuesday afternoon, Kasoulides will meet Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador Victoria Nuland, in separate meetings. In the evening he will attend a dinner hosted by organisations of expatriates living in the US.