Pesident of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Simon Busuttil, chairman of the Nationalist Party and leader of the Opposition in Malta, discussed today the challenges the two countries will face from the Brexit.
According to a PIO press release, the meeting took place on the sidelines of the European People`s Party annual congress held in Malta.
In remarks to journalists after the meeting, President Anatstasiades said they had a constructive discussion where he referred to the latest developments in the Cyprus problem.
He also said both expressed their common determination to deal with the challenges that Malta and Cyprus have due to Brexit adding, “we must have a common position on this issue as well as other important matters”.
Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied its northern third.
UN led talks between the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities resumed in May 2015 with a view to reunite the island under a federal roof.