Abbas thanks Cyprus President for initiative over MidEast

Abbas thanks Cyprus President for initiative over MidEast

The Cyprus problem, the Middle East peace process and other regional issues were on the agenda of a meeting Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades had Saturday with the President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in New York.

Abbas thanked President Anastasiades on his initiative to have himself and the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address, on separate occasions, the European Council.

Abbas said that such initiatives must continue.

The two leaders also agreed for President Anastasiades to visit the State of Palestine November 13.

CNA/AZ/KCH/GCH 2015
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