Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides travels to Washington, on Monday, where between July 15 and 17 he will address the annual conference of the International Coordinating Committee “Justice for Cyprus” (PSEKA) and meet with US officials.
The Spokesman will also take part in an event condemning the 1974 Turkish invasion and subsequent occupation of Cyprus` northern third, organised by Cypriots and Greeks abroad.
Christodoulides will be the key note speaker of the 30th PSEKA Conference, an official press release says.
During his meetings with US officials, he will brief them on recent developments in the Cyprus reunification process and on matters pertinent to the Republic`s new geostrategic role in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
On Tuesday, July 15, Christodoulides is due to have a meeting with Special Assistant to US President on European Affairs Christopher Smart and Director for Turkish, Greek, and Cypriot Affairs at the US President`s office Christina Bobrow.
The Government Spokesman will also meet on the same day with US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy Amos Hochstein and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs, responsible for issues related to Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus Amanda Sloat.
He will take part, on Wednesday, July 16, in an anti-occupation event organised by Cypriots abroad in Washington in the presence of American Congressmen and other officials at the Capitol.
During his visit he will have a working breakfast with members of the Congress, representatives of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and of think tanks, whom he will brief on matters pertaining to regional peace focusing on the efforts to reach a solution in the Cyprus problem.
He returns to Cyprus on Friday, July 18.