Cyprus, Greece and Armenia enhance cooperation on Diaspora at trilateral meeting in Yerevan, CNA 29/10/2022
A Trilateral Meeting held in Armenia, in the presence of the Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Overseas Cypriots, Photis Photiou, confirmed the common will to strengthen the cooperation of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia on Diaspora issues, an announcement issued Friday by the Presidency of the Republic says.
Photiou participated in the Trilateral Meeting as part of an official visit to Armenia, representing the Government at the World Congress of the Armenian Diaspora, in Yerevan, it is added.
The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, responsible for Diaspora Greeks, Andreas Katsaniotis, and the High Commissioner for Diaspora of Armenia, Zareh Sinanyan.
The Commissioner's Office further notes that the three sides highlighted, among other things, the close historical and cultural ties that unite the three countries, as well as the common challenges they face.
Photiou also referred to the upcoming Photography Exhibition that will be inaugurated on November 11 in Cyprus, on the subject of the national tragedies experienced by the three countries in the 20th century, namely the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the genocide of the Pontic Greeks and the genocide of Armenians. For this purpose, it is noted that Sinanyan and Katsaniotis have been invited to Cyprus next month.
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY