Secretary of State Nikos Christodoulidis had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
According to a post by the Cypriot Foreign Ministry on twitter, Christodoulidis and Pompeo noted with satisfaction the expanded cooperation between the two countries.
They also discussed the ongoing efforts to resume negotiations on the Cyprus issue, the UNFICYP peacekeeping force in Cyprus, as well as the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the wider region.
The State Department for Telephone Communication Pompeo – Christodoulidis
Referring to today's telephone conversation between the US Secretary of State and the Republic of Cyprus, Mike Pompeo and Nikos Christodoulidis, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortega stressed that they agreed that “the strength of the US-Cypriot relationship lies in the high level of cooperation on important issues.
These, he said, include the temporary lifting of restrictions on International Arms Traffic (ITAR), the Republic of Cyprus' participation in the International Military Education and Training Program and the opening of the Cyprus Border Security Training Center (CYCLOPS Center for Cyprus). land, the high seas and port security).