Historical closeness and friendship of Serbia and Cyprus

22. Sep 2021.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikola Selaković, has discussed in New York with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides.

Selaković emphasized that bilateral relations were traditionally good, based on the historical closeness and friendship of the two countries and nations.

He emphasized that Cyprus was a very important partner who in a principled and active manner provided support to Serbia in key foreign-policy priorities – the issue of Kosovo and Metohija and integration to the European Union.

Selaković thanked Cyprus for the firm standpoint with regards to K&M and their continued support in the prevention of the membership of so-called Kosovo in international organizations. Selaković highlighted unconditional support of Serbia to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus.

He informed the Cypriot Minister on the latest events and security situation in K&M and continued failure to observe and implement the Brussels Agreement.

Selaković mentioned also the intensive political dialog and contacts of Serbia and Cyprus at all levels. The two Ministers discussed also the session of the two governments which would take place soon.

The Serbian Foreign Minister said that the interest of Serbia was more intensive economic cooperation with Cyprus adding that our country is open for the attraction of additional Cypriot investments.

The Minister thanked Cyprus for the active support provided to us in the process of the European integrations and added that Serbia was also interested in additional forms of cooperation in order to be integrated into the EU as soon as possible.