The President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis, will have meetings with the French President, Emanuel Macron, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, but also the envoy of the US President for Climate Change, John Kerry, on the sidelines of his participation in “One Ocean” summit, taking place on Friday in Brest, France, as stated today by Government Spokesman, Marios Pelekanos.
According to a written statement by Mr. Pelicanos, President Anastasiadis, who is in Brest, France, to attend the “One Ocean” Summit organized by the French EU Presidency, will meet today with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel. The meeting will take place at 8 pm Cyprus time.
Tomorrow, on the sidelines of the Summit, the President of the Republic will have a one-on-one meeting with the President of France, Emanuel Macron. Also tomorrow, President Anastasiadis will have a private meeting with the US President's Envoy for Climate Change, John Kerry, said Mr. Pelekanos.
According to a statement from the Presidency, in his statements to the media from France, where the President of the Republic and his entourage arrived today at noon, Mr. Pelekanos said that “the President of the Republic will participate in the Summit tomorrow.” One Ocean΄ organized by the French Presidency of the EU and at the invitation of the President of France Mr. Emanuel Macron. “Non-EU heads of state have also been invited to the summit and will take part.”
More specifically, he added, “President Anastasiadis will participate in the work of the Summit that begins tomorrow morning and will be a speaker at a round table discussion on” An ocean of solutions to climate change. “
The topic of the speech of the President of the Republic is the confrontation of climate change with a focus on Green Shipping.
The discussion will also be attended by President Macron and a group of leaders from EU member states, other states and international organizations, the spokesman said.
He noted that with President Kerry, the President of the Republic will discuss at length his initiative to address the effects of climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.