Netanyahu welcomes Anastasiades’ initiative in relation to Israel and PA

Netanyahu welcomes Anastasiades’ initiative in relation to Israel and PA

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, who is participating in the European Council Summit in Brussels, had today a telephone communication with the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.

According to a written statement by Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides, during their conversation, President Anastasiades briefed Mr Netanyahu on the results of Nicosia’s initiative for both the Prime Minister of Israel himself and the President of the Palestinian Authority Mr Mahmoud Abbas to be invited, separately, to the European Council.

On his part, the Prime Minister of Israel welcomed the initiative by President Anastasiades and expressed satisfaction about the role the Republic of Cyprus is playing in the efforts to resolve the problems in the region.

In addition, President Anastasiades and Prime Minister Netanyahu discussed issues with regard to the bilateral relations of Cyprus and Israel.

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