FM Kotzias to visit Nicosia on March 25-28

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is to visit Cyprus from Saturday until March 28, representing the Greek government at the March 25 anniversary parade celebrating Greece’s 1821 war of independence against Ottoman rule.

Kotzias is to be received by Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday and have meetings with Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and Cyprus Parliament Speaker Demetris Syllouris, as well as the heads of the Cypriot political parties.

On Tuesday, at the invitation of Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus, Kotzias will deliver a speech at an event being organised by the Makarios III Foundation, at the Holy Archbishopric of Cyprus, to mark the anniversaries of 25 March 1821 and 1 April 1955.