Press Announcement 10.2.16

The Religious Leaders of Cyprus will be meeting with Mr Espen Barth Eide, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus and Ms Lisa Buttenheim, Deputy Special Advisor and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Cyprus on Wednesday 10 February 2016 at the residence of the Swedish Ambassador Mr Klas Gierow. The meeting is facilitated and hosted by the Office of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process under the Auspices of the Embassy of Sweden.

There will be a press briefing at the end of the meeting approximately at 14:30 outside the Swedish Ambassador’s residence at 8 Lidas Street, Nicosia. (Cameras are required to be set up before 14.00)

Religious leaders attending the meeting include:

His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Nova Justinia and All Cyprus accompanied by H.E Bishop Porfyrios of Neapolis

His Excellency Dr Talip Atalay, Mufti of Cyprus, accompanied by Imam Shakir Alemdar of Hala Sultan Tekke

His Excellency Archbishop Youssef Soueif of the Maronite Church of Cyprus

Rev Father Jerzy Kraj, Latin Patriarchal Vicar and Representative of the Apostolic Nunciature in Cyprus

Representative of His Eminence Archbishop Nareg of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church of Cyprus

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