U.S. and Cyprus Discussed Countering Russia’s Influence

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U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had a telephone conversation with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulidis in which he discussed the topic of countering Russia and China. The press service of the U.S. Department of State said in a statement.

“The secretary of state stressed the importance of efforts aimed at countering the harmful influence of Russia and China in the region,” the press release stated.

The interlocutors also discussed promoting stability in the Eastern Mediterranean.

“The Secretary of State pledged that the U.S. will continue to support Cypriot-led and UN-assisted efforts to unify the island,” the State Department pointed out.