The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Cyprus and the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK will be hosting their annual parliamentary meeting, to mark the anniversary of the Turkey’s illegal invasion and occupation of Cyprus, virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will take place on Tuesday 14 July from 7:30pm and the whole community is invited to watch the event live, as it happens, by visiting www.cypriotfederation.org.uk/parliamentlive
The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, H.E. Mr Nikos Christodoulides, will participate in the meeting as the Guest Speaker. He will be discussing the achievements and challenges faced by the Republic of Cyprus as it celebrates 60 years of independence later in 2020. Mr Christodoulides will also give an overview of the latest developments on the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s recent illegal actions in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone.
Members of Parliament from across the major British political parties will be participating and it will be an opportunity to hear them discuss the Cyprus issue and the important contribution made by Cypriots in the UK. The APPG for Cyprus has long supported a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue and continues to work hard to promote positive relations between the UK and the Republic of Cyprus. The National Federation of Cypriots in the UK proudly serves as the Secretariat for the APPG for Cyprus.
Please do tune in at 7:30pm on Tuesday 14 July (via www.cypriotfederation.org.uk/parliamentlive) and encourage your friends and family to do the same as we continue the struggle for a free, united Cyprus.