NICOSIA– Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Baconschi has expressed his country full support to efforts of the Cypriot government to achieve a settlement of the Cyprus problem on the basis of the UN Security Council resolutions.
According to an official press release issued here on Sunday, Baconschi’s remarks came after a meeting with Cypriot Foreign Minister Marcos Kyprianou, who is paying an official visit to Romania.
During the meeting, Kyprianou briefed extensively his Romanian counterpart on the latest developments in the Cyprus problem and particularly on a European Commission proposed regulation for direct trade between the EU and the northern part of Cyprus, occupied since the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island.
The two Ministers also discussed issues concerning the EU, Romania’s economic situation and other international issues.
According to the press release, the meeting reaffirmed the excellent level of the two countries’ bilateral relations, as well as ways of cooperation between Romania and Cyprus within the EU.
After the meeting, the two Ministers inaugurated an exhibition of diplomatic documents at the Romanian Foreign Ministry, organised on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Romania.
On Thursday, Kyprianou met with Romania’s Prime Minister Emil Boc. The two officials reviewed the two countries’ bilateral relations and looked into ways for their further development.
Kyprianou and Boc also discussed international issues of mutual interest, while Kyprianou briefed the Romanian PM on the present phase of the ongoing efforts for a Cyprus settlement.
The Cypriot FM also met with the Vice Chairman of the European Socialist group in the European Parliament Andrian Severin, with whom he discussed the issue of the EU direct trade regulation.
After his meetings Kyprianou departed for Venice to events in the framework of the Municipalities of Larnaca and Venice twinning, which take place under his auspices.

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Romanian FM supports settlement talks

NICOSIA– Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Baconschi has expressed his country full support to efforts of the Cypriot government to achieve a settlement of the Cyprus problem on the basis of the UN Security Council resolutions.
According to an official press release issued here on Sunday, Baconschi’s remarks came after a meeting with Cypriot Foreign Minister Marcos Kyprianou, who is paying an official visit to Romania.
During the meeting, Kyprianou briefed extensively his Romanian counterpart on the latest developments in the Cyprus problem and particularly on a European Commission proposed regulation for direct trade between the EU and the northern part of Cyprus, occupied since the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island.
The two Ministers also discussed issues concerning the EU, Romania’s economic situation and other international issues.
According to the press release, the meeting reaffirmed the excellent level of the two countries’ bilateral relations, as well as ways of cooperation between Romania and Cyprus within the EU.
After the meeting, the two Ministers inaugurated an exhibition of diplomatic documents at the Romanian Foreign Ministry, organised on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cyprus and Romania.
On Thursday, Kyprianou met with Romania’s Prime Minister Emil Boc. The two officials reviewed the two countries’ bilateral relations and looked into ways for their further development.
Kyprianou and Boc also discussed international issues of mutual interest, while Kyprianou briefed the Romanian PM on the present phase of the ongoing efforts for a Cyprus settlement.
The Cypriot FM also met with the Vice Chairman of the European Socialist group in the European Parliament Andrian Severin, with whom he discussed the issue of the EU direct trade regulation.
After his meetings Kyprianou departed for Venice to events in the framework of the Municipalities of Larnaca and Venice twinning, which take place under his auspices.

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