Meeting between Mr. Ryuji Yamane, Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus for European Affairs
July 27, 2012
On Friday, July 27, Mr. Ryuji Yamane, Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with Mr. Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus for European Affairs, who was on a working visit to Japan, from 2:30 pm for approximately 30 minutes at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. An overview of the meeting is as follows:
- At the beginning, Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister Yamane welcomed the visit to Japan by Deputy Minister Mavroyiannis, who is in charge of the management of the EU Presidency in the Republic of Cyprus, which took over the EU Presidency starting this month. Also, Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister Yamane expressed his gratitude for support from Cyprus in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
- Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister Yamane and Deputy Minister Mavroyiannis exchanged opinions on Japan-Cyprus relations, the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), and other issues.
- (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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