KUWAIT, Jan 10 (KUNA) -- Official negotiations were held on Monday between Kuwait and Cyprus in the capital, Nicosia.
The talks were held by the Kuwaiti Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, accompanied by senior officials, with the Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides.
The two sides tackled bilateral relations and the historic deep-rooted ties between both countries during thee meeting that marked the 61st anniversary of establishing the diplomatic relations between both countries.
They tackled means to boost and bolster bilateral ties at all levels, and also discussed the required joint cooperation to encounter Coronavirus (Covid-19) and its variants.
They also discussed the latest developments on the regional and international arenas, and main challenges facing the region.
The two ministers signed two memoranda of understanding, namely, a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a joint committee for cooperation between Kuwait and Cyprus at the level of the foreign ministers of the two countries.
The second memorandum was signed by Kuwaiti Foreign Minister and Cypriot Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Minister regarding the prevention of theft, secret excavation, illegal import and transfer of ownership of cultural property and the promotion of its settlement, which reflects the determination of both nations to develop and consolidate bilateral relations in all fields.
A joint press conference was held by the two ministers after they concluded the official meeting. (end)