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Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

February 07, 2014

In a call today with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, Vice President Biden expressed appreciation for the Republic of Cyprus as a key partner in a vital region. The Vice President reiterated our commitment to deepening cooperation with Cyprus to advance our mutual interests. He committed to exploring new opportunities to promote Cyprus' economic recovery and growth and to bring peace, stability, and prosperity to the island and the region. Finally, Vice President Biden underscored unwavering U.S. support for a just and lasting settlement to achieve the re-unification of Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation, looked forward to successful resumption of the U.N.-led talks in the coming days, and encouraged creative thinking on ways to improve prospects for success.

Joseph R. Biden, Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/320970

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