4 May, 2014

The “Juncker for President” Campaign arrives in Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia, 04 May 2014

The EPP candidate for President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker arrived in Nicosia, Cyprus for a two-day visit on the 3 and 4 May in which he expressed his hope and his wish of coming back to a reunited Cyprus as Commission President.

On Saturday, Jean-Claude Juncker was received by the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades.

Following this, Jean-Claude Juncker met Averof Neofytou, the President of the Democratic Rally (DISY) and both held a joint press conference.

In the evening, Jean-Claude Juncker and Averof Neofytou walked the old town of Nicosia and took part in the cultural events celebrating the 10th anniversary of Cyprus’s accession to the European Union, finishing at the Nicosia town hall, where the EPP candidate delivered a speech.

On Sunday, Jean-Claude Juncker participated at the European elections Congress of the Democratic Rally (DISY) in which the party’s candidates were presented.

At the event, Jean-Claude Juncker delivered a keynote speech endorsing the efforts of DISY and of President Anastasiades in bringing to an end the Cyprus issue and expressing his hope of returning to a reunited Cyprus in the future as President of the European Commission.

Pictures of the visit are available for download royalty-free on Jean-Claude Juncker’s Flickr account here.