Kasoulidis returns to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after Christodoulidis's resignation

Ioannis Kasoulidis to succeed Nikos Christodoulidis as Foreign Minister

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Ioannis Kasoulidis will succeed Nikos Christodoulidis as Foreign Minister, following the resignation of the latter and his resignation from the post of Cypriot diplomat on Tuesday, January 11th.

According to KYPE, Mr. Kasoulidis, who had served as Minister of Foreign Affairs during the first five years of Nikos Anastasiadis's government, had a telephone conversation with President Anastasiadis this morning, as well as last Friday.

According to the same information, Anastasiadis and Kasoulidis during their telephone communication discussed issues related to the Cyprus issue, the foreign policy of the Republic of Cyprus and in general the issues that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has to face.

Ioannis Kasoulidis held the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs from March 1, 2013 until February 28, 2018. On March 1, 2018, he handed over the ministerial post to Nikos Christodoulidis, who previously held the position of Government Spokesman and Deputy Chief of Staff. Democracy.

Specifically, Mr. Christodoulidis was appointed on September 1, 2013 Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic, while from April 11, 2014 he also held the position of Government Representative, until he was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus.

The assurance ceremony of Mr. Kasoulidis as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs is expected to take place tomorrow at the Presidential Palace, while afterwards the Ministry is expected to receive the Ministry from Mr. Christodoulidis.

Source: KYPE