Cyprus President briefs EU Commission President of Turkey’s illegal actions in Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades briefed on Sunday evening during a telephone conversation European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen of Turkey’s continued illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean region and has stressed the need for decisive measures at EU level.

In a written statement, issued on Sunday, Government Spokesperson Kyriacos Koushos said that they also discussed the multiannual financial framework and that President Anastasiades said the European Commission’s proposal is a good basis for discussion and outlined in depth the Republic of Cyprus’ positions and requests.

According to Koushos, he referred to Cyprus’ particularities due to is geographic position and the connectivity problems it faces as an island state as well as of the disproportionate migratory pressures it is faced with, asking the Commission to help the country deal


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