First Cyprus-Greece High-Level Cooperation Council taking place in Athens

The first Cyprus-Greece High-Level Cooperation Council is taking place in Athens on Friday, 10 November.

The Council was established to strengthen bilateral cooperation and coordination between the two countries, with emphasis on the exchange of best practices between Nicosia and Athens across the entire spectrum of governmental work.

Nine Cypriot Ministers and Deputy Ministers will join their Greek counterparts at the Council, which will be chaired by President Nikos Christodoulides and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

In the morning, bilateral meetings will be held between the Cypriot Ministers and Deputy Ministers and their Greek counterparts, in the presence of other officials, in order to establish objectives and timetables with specific milestones based on their portfolios.

Among the issues expected to be discussed at the Council are the effective management of migration, the strengthening of civil protection, the further deepening of defence cooperation, energy planning, further cooperation in school and higher education, the upgrading of cooperation in the fields of health, culture and shipping, as well as best practices in the coordination of government work.

After the conclusion of the bilateral meetings, a plenary session of the Council will be held, during which all issues discussed during the separate sessions will be presented for final decisions.

At the end of the plenary session, statements will be made by Christodoulides and Mitsotakis.

(Source: CNA)

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