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Kasoulides meets John Kerry on Tuesday

Kasoulides meets John Kerry on Tuesday

May 11
22:16 2014

Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) on Tuesday at the State Department, ‘Cyprus Mail’ has reported.

Diplomatic sources say the two men will discuss current developments in negotiations for the reunification of Cyprus.

Since the Turkish peacekeeping mission in 1974, Varosha/Maras remains uninhabited. The UN considers Turkey responsible for Varosha and have called for its return to its lawful inhabitants.

President Nicos Anastasiades who is engaged in peace talks with Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu, has proposed the return of the city as a confidence building measure to restore trust between the island’s two communities.

Kerry and Kasoulides will also discuss bilateral relations, energy and regional matters, including the situation in the Ukraine.

On Wednesday, Kasoulides will address an Atlantic Council round table meeting.

During his visit in Washington the Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister is expected to meet with Congress officials as well as with the leaders of the Greek American community, while a meeting with the National Security Advisor William Burns.

Kasoulides departs for Chicago on Thursday where he is scheduled to speak at a think tank.

 

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