Cyprus should find its place in a new security architecture in Europe, said President Anastasiadis in a post on Twitter after the arrival of the first part of the European Council Summit, emphasizing that Cyprus can contribute to its energy autonomy. EU by creating corridors for gas and clean energy exports to EU markets.
The President also said it was an honor to be one of the leaders to address US President Joe Biden , whom he described as an “old friend”.
In his post, Mr. Anastasiadis noted that “the war in Ukraine caused by Russia” will be discussed.
“The only ray of hope (silver lining) from these tragic events is that the Western world, including the EU, has been and remains more united than ever in its response,” added President Anastasiadis.
“I am honored to be one of the leaders addressing @POTUS President Biden, who is also an old friend,” he said. “Measures decided in response to the Russian attack “They are pushing for an end to the war in Ukraine and the loss of life, destruction and displacement,” he said.President Anastasiadis stressed that “while we hope for the restoration of peace in Europe, we will need a renewed architecture to protect our security and values.”
“Cyprus must find its place in this “Architecture, where the system created by the Helsinki Final Act has a central role and the rule-based order is respected by all,” he said.”Cyprus can make a significant contribution to the EU's energy independence. In the context of the existing cooperation of the Eastern Mediterranean countries, we could see the creation of energy corridors for the export of natural gas and cleaner energy to the EU markets, through the appropriate infrastructure. »Stressed:
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