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The Summit of the European Council in Brussels next Monday and Tuesday is the most important activity of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiadis for the next week.
According to the President, the agenda of the extraordinary Summit is Ukraine, the global energy crisis on the basis of the recent European Commission package RePowerEU, European Defense and Security and food security in the EU in the light of the war in Ukraine.
President Anastasiadis is expected to brief the EU Heads of State on the new Turkish challenges in the Famagusta region. He will urge his counterparts to call on Turkey to show restraint by avoiding tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean by abandoning its expansionist policy. & nbsp; & nbsp;
The President of the Republic will reiterate that & nbsp; Famagusta, belonged and will belong to its rightful owners and residents, emphasizing that the unacceptable actions and demands of Turkey will not be accepted.
President Anastasiadis will inform about the initiatives taken by the Greek Cypriot side in order to overcome the impasse. In this direction was his proposal for the implementation of Confidence Building Measures which are expected to assist in the effort to resume negotiations.
President Anastasiadis from Brussels will travel to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to attend & nbsp; at the work of the Congress of the European People's Party which will take place on the two days of May 31 and June 1. During the work of Congress & nbsp; The election of the new President of the EPP will take place. & nbsp; It will be another good opportunity for President Anastasiadis to have meetings and to inform his interlocutors about the positions of the Republic of Cyprus both on the Cyprus issue and the issues that concern the European Union. In particular, during the plenary session on June 1, he will have the opportunity to brief on the latest developments in the Cyprus issue, including his initiatives for overcoming the stalemate, his assessments of the developments in Ukraine and other issues on the European agenda, highlighting the energy agenda. and the food crisis.
President Anastasiadis will return to Cyprus next Wednesday. A meeting of the Council of Ministers will be chaired on Thursday, June 2 at 10:00 am.