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Minister of interior to raise issue of migration with UN

migrants protesting in cyprus
File photo showing migrants protesting at a detention facility in Cyprus

Minister of Interior Nikos Nouris is departing for the United States on Tuesday, where he will participate in a series of meetings informing UN officials and others about the challenges faced by the Republic in relation to migration flows and the problems at the green line.

On Thursday, the minister will meet with the director of the office of the UNSG, Courtenay Rattray, and on Friday with the deputy UNSG for peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, accompanied by the permanent representative of Cyprus to the UN, Ambassador Andreas Hatzichrysanthou.

On Monday, October 3, the minister will participate in a conference in New Jersey, organised within a four-part cooperation framework between Greece-Cyprus-Israel and the United States. The minister will speak on a panel on security in the Eastern Mediterranean and hybrid threats, while deputy representative Niovi Parisinou will participate in a panel on energy and renewable energy sources.

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