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Mitsotakis & Anastasiadis canceled a meeting with the Archbishop of America, they did not like that he went to the “House of Turkey” – but there was also the UN Secretary General…

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Serious crisis and diplomatic side effects in the relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with Greece and Cyprus are caused by the initiative of Archbishop Elpidoforos to attend a fiesta for the inauguration of the so-called “House of Turkey” in New York organized by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar participated.

Both Athens and Nicosia were surprised by the attitude of the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in the US , who, according to information, had not announced his intention to attend an event, which, among other symbols, included the legalization of the participation of the head of the occupying forces in Cyprus.

According to diplomatic sources in New York, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiadis , who was at the UN headquarters in recent days, is especially angry with Mr. Elpifodoros and, as a sign of his dissatisfaction, canceled the meeting that was to take place. with the Archbishop of America . “I can not meet him when the day before he was in a fiesta with the leader of the occupying forces”, the Cypriot President allegedly told his associates

The same sources state that Mr. Anastasiadis made this decision after he had previously contacted Athens and therefore it is considered very likely that after the Cypriot President he will cancel the meeting with the Archbishop of America and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is leaving late. on Wednesday afternoon for New York, as he is scheduled to speak Friday at the United Nations General Assembly.

The Hopeful at the opening

The fourth with Emine Erdogan

According to his schedule, which had become unofficially known, Mr. Mitsotakis was to meet with Mr. Elpidoforos , among other contacts in the American metropolis, something, however, about which second thoughts seem to have occurred, with the result that associates of the Prime Minister leave open the next two-day four-day meeting between the Greek Prime Minister and the Archbishop of America.
It is recalled that the “House of Turkey” is a skyscraper in the center of New York , on 1st Avenue, which will house the permanent delegation of Turkey to the UN and the Turkish consulate. The inauguration was officially attended by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine, and was attended by the neighboring country's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoλουlu as well as the occupying Tatar leader.

See photos from the Turkish skyscraper in New York:


Source: politis.com.cy

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