The General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL Andros Kyprianou, during his visit to New York, had a meeting with Archbishop Demetrios, whom he briefed on the latest developments surrounding the Cyprus problem.
At the end of the meeting, the General Secretary of AKEL stated: “We considered it our duty to visit the reverend Archbishop here in New York and thank him for the struggle he is waging, in his own way, as regards the efforts for the liberation and reunification of Cyprus. We wish him all the best and above all, good health. Once again we thank him very much.”
Archbishop Demetrios stated: “With great pleasure we had a meeting with the honorable Mr. Kyprianou, the General Secretary of AKEL and, of course, the issue that was, is and will be discussed until its solution is the Cyprus problem. We had a very good discussion and, naturally, one sees all sides of the issue and the possibilities for a solution. We shall continue the struggle until there is a just solution. We believe that God is with us and the ordeal will eventually come to an end. We are struggling for the solution to be achieved now and not later.”
The General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL Andros Kyprianou is in New York for contacts and meetings with the United Nations, the Permanent Members of the UN Security Council and the Cypriot community. The General Secretary of AKEL is accompanied by the AKEL-Left-New Forces Parliamentary Representative and Political Bureau member Yiorgos Loukaides, the Head of the Cyprus Problem Office and Political Bureau member Toumazos Tsielepis and the director of the General Secretary’s office and member of the C.C. Marina Savva.
Today, Wednesday, 5 December 2018, the delegation of AKEL will have meetings with Deputy Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Chinas to the UN Security Council, the Permanent Representative of Greece to the Security Council, the First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russia Federation to the Security Council, as well as with the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the Security Council.