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A solution to the Cyprus problem will contribute to a stronger Europe, President stresses
CNA - Maria Koniotou - Helsinki/Finland 08/11/2018 13:13


Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Thursday that the Cyprus problem is in effect a European problem, an open wound for Europe, noting that  healing this European wound will contribute significantly to a stronger Europe, also in light of the huge prospects in the energy field.

"Reunification, a viable, functional and lasting solution that safeguards Cyprus’s independence and sovereignty based on the UN Security Council Resolutions and the EU acquis, principles and values, will allow it to further develop its role as an anchor of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean and as a bridge between the region and Europe benefiting all Europeans," Anastasiades told the European People`s Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki.

Anastasiades said that  "as we endeavor to ensure peace, security and prosperity in Europe and our wider region, we must not forget that

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