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Foreign Minister: He looks forward to close cooperation with his new British counterpart

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    The Cypriot Foreign Minister congratulated the new British Foreign Minister, David Lammy

    The Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kopos < strong>congratulated on Friday the new British Foreign Secretary, David Lammy.

    In his post on ‘X’ Mr. Kombos states that he looks forward to a close cooperation with the new Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    David Lammy was born in London in 1972 to parents who emigrated from Guyana to the UK. His childhood was marked by the flight of his father, as a result of which his mother raised her five children alone.

    He grew up in Tottenham, north London and has been an elected Member of Parliament since 2000. In the late 90s, he was the first black Briton to study at Harvard Law School and friendly with Barack Obama at an event of black ex- students. His wife, the artist Nicola Greene, documented Obama's 2018 campaign in a series of portraits.

    When he was first elected in 2000, at age 27, Lammy was the youngest member of Congress to be elected. never in the House of Commons. He then held posts in various ministries in the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.

    David Lammy is a staunch supporter of the “special relationship” between London and Washington but had to reassure people that they could work together. with Donald Trump if the Republican former president returns to the White House in the November election. Britain's new foreign minister had described the former US president as a “sociopath with neo-Nazi sympathies” who “hates women”. But he later said his remarks were “misunderstood” and promised to take a pragmatic approach. According to several British media outlets, his team has already been in contact with Trump's for several weeks.

    Source: cyprustimes.com

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