Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Christodoulides, departs for Barcelona to take part at the 3rd Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on Monday, October 8th, during which Ministers will take stock of the actions and achievements of the Union in the past 10 years and exchange views on the future.
Twenty five Foreign Ministers from EU member states and the region take part in the forum in the presence of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release says.
During the Forum, Ministers will take stock of the actions and achievements of the Union for the Mediterranean over the past ten years since it was founded and exchange views on the future of the Union, based on the objectives set out by the participating states, it adds.
While in Spain, Christodoulides will have a meeting with the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, Josep Borrell to discuss bilateral relations between Cyprus and Spain, as well as on issues pertaining to developments at a regional and European level, such as relations between the European Union and Turkey and the state of play in the Cyprus problem.
The Foreign Minister will then travel to Crete, where he will accompany the President of the RepublicNicos Anastasiades, at the 6th Cyprus – Egypt – Greece Trilateral Summit set to take place on October 10th.