Cyprus and Armenia to Sign Bilateral Agreements

The Presidents of Cyprus and Armenia, Nicos Anastasiades and Serzh Sargsyan, will sign bilateral agreements between the two countries, in the framework of Sargsyan’s two-day official visit to Cyprus, beginning on March 15.

The President of Armenia will be officially welcomed by President Anastasiades, at the Presidential Palace, later this afternoon. The two Presidents will have a private meeting, followed by expanded talks between the delegations of the two countries. After the talks, the two Presidents will make joint statements to the press and, later on, President Anastasiades will host an official dinner in honor of the President of Armenia, at the Presidential Palace, the Cyprus News Agency reports.

On March 16, President Anastasiades and President Sargsyan will unveil a Stone Cross, a gift by the people of Armenia, as a symbol of the friendship of the Armenians and the Cypriots.

The unveiling ceremony will take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, outside of the Protocol Division. On the same day, the President of Armenia will meet the President of the House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou, and the Archbishop of Cyprus, Chrysostomos II. He will also visit the Armenian School, Nareg, in Nicosia, and meet members of the Armenian religious group. The President of Armenia will leave Cyprus in the afternoon of March 16.