Cyprus President Demetris Christofias departs on Sunday to Warsaw for an EU Presidency Trio Meeting with Prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Rasmussen. The meeting aims at findings further ways of coordination between Cyprus-Poland and Denmark on the negotiations for the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework

According to an official announcement, President Christofias will have a working lunch with his two counterparts on Monday.

The negotiations for the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework, which will be in effect from the year 2013, is among the most important obligations that the Presidency Trio, Poland-Denmark-Cyprus, has to meet.

Furthermore, the Leaders of the three countries are expected to discuss the ‘Eastern Partnership’ (the programme aimed at forging closer ties with six countries in Eastern Europe and the Southern Caucasus), the reaction of the EU to the situation in the states of North Africa, and issues concerning the illegal immigrations.

The three leaders are also expected to exchange views on the EU Enlargement, and on the action need to be taken for securing more investments on the fields of Research, Innovation and Education.

The President will be accompanied by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Nicholas Aimiliou, Head of the Secretariat of the Cyprus EU Presidency Andreas Moleskis, Ambassador of Cyprus to Poland Popi Avraam and his Diplomatic Office officer Andrea Petranyi.

President Christofias return to Cyprus Monday afternoon.

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