Cyprus President Anastasiades: Greek PM put an end to a ‘needless’ conflict

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades congratulated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over the ratification of the Prespes Agreement before their meeting in Nicosia on Wednesday.

Anastasiades said that the Greek prime minister showed courage and boldness and put an end to a ‘needless’ conflict that plagued Greece for thirty years and in parallel it opened windows for cooperation, peace and stability in the region. “The name, more or less, was given in 1992” noted Anastasides adding that all issues related with irredentism included in FYROM’s Constitution were abolished.

On his part, Tsipras said that it is really a historic step which promotes Greece’s international reliability which has as main weapon the international law and for this reason it believes it will assist in the efforts for a fair and sustainable solution to the Cyprus issue.