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Rapporteur to visit Cyprus with a view to address the issue of Famagusta’s return to its lawful inhabitants

Piero Fassino (Italy, SOC) will visit Cyprus on behalf of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from 6 to 8 June 2022, to gather information for his report on a “Call for Famagusta’s return to its lawful inhabitants”.

During this visit to Nicosia, he will hold high-level meetings with representatives of the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus, the Cypriot delegation to PACE, as well as political party leaders, local authorities, and representatives of international organisations and the diplomatic community. He will also travel to the northern part of the island to meet representatives of the Turkish Cypriot community and visit Varosha (part of Famagusta).