Presidents of Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and Greek Cypriot Chamber of Commerce met at a seminar organized in UK’s capital, London.
President of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce Fikri Toros and the President of Greek Cypriot Chamber of Commerce Phidias Pilides attended the seminar hosted by UK Deputy Minister for Europe David Lidington.
In the statement made by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office following the seminar, Lidington’s views were expressed. Lidington stated that he appreciates the studies of both sides’ chambers of commerce put forth to establish confidence and cooperation between the communities in the island, adding “UK is continuing to be the strongest defender of the solution of Cyprus problem. The studies of Chambers of Commerce show that business relations have an important role on establishing confidence and cooperation between the communities, and an agreement to be reached in Cyprus will provide economic benefits for whole Cypriots”.