Mrs Maria Papakyriakou is the new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus nominated in the Federal Republic of Germany. Yesterday, she presented her credentials to the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Frank-Walter Steinmeier,at the Schloss Bellevue Palace, the official seat of the Federal Presidency in Berlin.
During the private meeting that ensued, Ambassador Papakyriakou conveyed to President Steinmeier the cordial greetings of President Anastasiades, along with the latter’s wishes for the continued prosperity of the German people.
The Ambassador referred to the excellent level of relations between the two countries and assured that the Government of the Republic of Cyprus, as well as herself personally, will continue to work towards further strengthening and expanding existing cooperation, both at the bilateral level and at the level of the EU and within the framework of multilateral organisations. Finally, Ambassador Papakyriakou briefed the President of Germany on the latest developments on the Cyprus problem.
Reciprocating the greetings of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, President Steinmeier reaffirmed Germany’s commitment to further enhancing cooperation with Cyprus, as well as to efforts aimed at resolving the Cyprus problem.
This new nomination of the Cypriot Ambassador enters to the crucial period as Germany is prepared to the high elections that Chancelor Merkel is not candidate. Until 26th september, date of election of the members of the 20th Bundestag, Mrs Maria Papakyriakou will take a chance to enhance the relations between the two contry or not?