Anastasiades: We have just begun

Universal condemnation by the Cypriot parties of the statements by Alan Duncan, what comes next


All the political parties in Cyprus have condemned in the strongest way the statements made by Britain’s Europe Minister Alan Duncan, who claimed that the Cypriot EEZ is a region who’s sovereignty is in question.

The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom was summoned to the Cypriot Foreign Ministry in order to make the necessary demarches towards his country, regarding the statements by the Deputy Minister of Europe, while the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades will write to Mrs May.

“The only additional comment we have to make on the stance the President of the Republic has on the issue is that the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom has been summoned to the Foreign Ministry, in order for the necessary démarches to his country to take place, regarding the unfortunate statements by the Deputy Minister”, stressed a relevant source about the issue.

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, as mentioned above, will in turn address a letter to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Ms. May, but there is no confirmation of the information suggesting that the letter might refer to a change in the attitude of the Republic of Cyprus towards Brexit. However, Nicos Anastasiades himself has taken care to remind us in his statements the support Cyprus has shown on this issue.

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