European Commission President wraps up Cyprus visit

European Commission President wraps up Cyprus visit

European Commission President Jean – Claude Juncker wraps up his Cyprus visit on Friday with an address before a special plenary session of the House of Representatives, in the presence of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades.

Juncker, who is accompanied by Cypriot European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, is expected to arrive in Parliament at 1000 (07.00 GMT) to meet House President Yiannakis Omirou and the leaders of all parliamentary parties.

He will address the plenary at 1145.

Later on President Anastasiades will host a lunch in his honour.

In the meantime, trade unions and organisations participating in a social platform called “Society reacts and asserts” are organising a protest against austerity policies which starts at 1100 hrs outside the House of Europe and continues with a march ending outside the House of Representatives.

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ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY