Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides on Friday will discuss Cyprus and France cooperation with his French counterpart during his visit to Paris.
According to a press release issued by the foreign ministry, Kasoulides will meet the French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna in Paris with whom he will sign a bilateral agreement for the evacuation of French nationals from regions in crisis which are close to Cyprus.
During their meeting, the two ministers will also exchange views on a broad spectrum of issues, focusing on bilateral, regional and international issues, and with whom
The ministers will assess the bilateral relations and the cooperation between Cyprus and France and will look into practical ways of further deepening them in a broad spectrum of fields as education, trade, energy, security and defence.
Kasoulides will brief Colonna about Nicosia’s perception on the next steps in the Cyprus problem, while the two officials will exchange views on the situation in Ukraine, after the Russian invasion of the country, and the complications caused in the food sector and as regards energy supplies. Moreover, they will focus on developments in Syria, Lebanon and Libya.
After the end of their talks, the two Ministers will sign a bilateral agreement for the evacuation of French nationals from regions in crisis which are close to Cyprus.
During his stay in Paris, Kasoulides will also meet with the Secretary of State for European affairs, Laurence Boone.
He will return to Cyprus on Saturday.