EU does not accept troops, guarantees, intervention rights in solution to the Cyprus problem

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The Cypriot MEP Lefteris Christoforou has stated that Cyprus benefits from the complete and unreserved support of all the European political groups and bodies on the Cyprus problem.

Christoforou has recently stated that according to the European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans, the EU cannt accept troops, intervention rights or guarantees of a foreign country within an EU member state as part of the settlement solution to the Cyprus Problem.

Christoforou went on to reiterate that decisions and discussions taken at an EU level concern everyone involved respectively.

The MEP also continued to reject the idea that small countries cease to have a strong position in the EU by stating that “even small Cyprus can achieve more sometimes than others”.

Christoforou also discussed matter regarding energy with regards to his being a member of the European Parliament Energy Committee. The Cypriot MEP states that he belives that Cyprus is now perceived as an alternative on matters surrounding the EU’s energy resources.