News Local New Ambassador to Vienna thanks Austria for longstanding support on Cyprus issue

New Ambassador to Vienna thanks Austria for longstanding support on Cyprus issue

New Ambassador of Cyprus to Vienna Elena Rafti, has expressed Cyprus’ gratitude towards Austria for Vienna’s longstanding support on the Cyprus issue. The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Austria presented recently her credentials to the Federal President of the Republic of Austria Alexander van der Bellen at a special ceremony held at Vienna’s Hofburg Palace.

According to a press release by the Press and Information Office, issued today, the Ambassador conveyed the warm greetings of the President of the Republic of Cyprus. She also assured the President that she would work with the aim to further strengthen the already excellent relations between Cyprus and Austria.

The Ambassador also spoke about the economic situation in Cyprus, informing the Austrian President that the crisis is over, proving the resilience of the Cypriot society.

The Austrian President asked to be informed about the upcoming visit of the Cypriot President to Vienna. The Ambassador informed him that the Embassy is in contact with the Chancellery and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and aims for the visit to take place as soon as possible, the press release concludes.

Top Stories

Triple digit covid cases for a 3rd day running but going down-101 today One in 18 positive

  One hundred and oney new Covid-19 cases were announced today, out of 2 thousand 781 tests, taking the total number of confirmed patients to...

Sudan says it will discuss trade, migration deals with Israel

  Sudan and Israel will discuss agreements to cooperate on trade and migration issues in the coming weeks, the Sudanese foreign ministry said, signaling steps...

‘Macron a nutcase who’s lost his way’, Erdogan says in new insulting tirade

  Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Emmanuel Macron had “lost his way”, in his second sharp criticism of the French leader in two days over...

Armenian community in Cyprus holds Karabakh protest

  The Armenian community in Cyprus held an all-day protest today, condemning the Azeri attack on Nagorno Karabakh. The march went through various areas of Nicosia,...

Spain decrees new state of emergency in COVID-19 fight

  Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced a new state of emergency in an effort to curb soaring coronavirus infections, imposing local nighttime curfews and...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...