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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on the sidelines of the High Level Segment of the UNGA 74 on September 26, 2019. Both leaders discussion the broad spectrum of bilateral relations, pursuant to the State visit of the President of India to Cyprus in September, 2018.
In 2018-19, bilateral trade stood at US$ 464 mn. The two leaders stressed the need to enhance the volume of bilateral trade and investment given the considerable potential and strengths of the two economies.
Prime Minister Modi thanked the government of Cyprus for its support to India’s candidature for UNSC permanent membership in an expanded Security Council, NSG and other international platforms. He reiterated India’s consistent support for the independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, and unity of the Republic of Cyprus, according to a PIB release.
They also discussed issues of regional and international significance including the issue of international terrorism.PM Modi invited President Anastasisdes to join the International Solar Alliance.