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Minister Schwarzenberg met Foreign Minister of Cyprus


First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg met Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Marcos Kyprianou who was on the official visit to the Czech Republic on July 11, 2011.

Foreign Ministers discussed issues of bilateral interest and agreed upon the importance to further expand the economic cooperation and enhance bilateral relations in all fields. The other topics raised during the meeting were the EU enlargement and the situation in the Middle East. Minister Kyprianou informed his counterpart about the ongoing Cyprus reunification talks and the outcome of the last meeting of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Geneva on July 7, 2011. Minister Schwarzenberg expressed his full support to a lasting solution to the Cyprus issue in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.