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We are an organisation managed by volunteers that promotes the values and ideals of the Conservative Party across the UK and works to strengthen the bond between the Conservative Party and the Republic of Cyprus.

We host regular campaigning sessions supporting candidates in local and national elections; parliamentary delegations to Cyprus; political discussion forums on social and economic issues with leading Conservative politicians; and receptions open to supporters of CFCyprus.

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CFCyprus congratulates new Prime Minister Boris Johnson

CFCyprus congratulates new Prime Minister Boris Johnson

The Conservative Friends of Cyprus extend their warmest congratulations to the new leader of the Conservative Party and our new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. As someone we have supported and worked with constructively during their time as Foreign Secretary and Mayor of London, we look forward to supporting the new Prime Minister and Government in their efforts to lead and unite our country. We also stand ready to support the new Government’s efforts in taking the deep and historic UK-Cyprus relationship from strength to strength. The Conservative Friends of Cyprus would also like to thank and pay tribute to outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May for her dutiful leadership of the United Kingdom, and her efforts together with Jeremy Hunt and her Ministerial team in supporting the British Cypriot community and the important bilateral UK-Cyprus relationship during their time in office.  ... read more

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President Anastasiades congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister

President Anastasiades congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has sent a letter of congratulations to the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, noting that he counts on the British government’s support towards the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus and efforts to address the continuing aggressive actions on behalf of Turkey. Underlining the strong historical ties between the two countries, President Anastasiades expresses his readiness and wish for close cooperation with the Prime Minister and his government, in order to further promote bilateral relations. Referring to Brexit, the President reaffirms his government’s position in favour of a satisfactory agreement and future... read more
High Commission in Cyprus celebrates the Queen’s Birthday in 2017

High Commission in Cyprus celebrates the Queen’s Birthday in 2017

The British High Commission hosted its annual national day celebration – the Queen’s Birthday Party – on 20 June – an occasion to celebrate the breadth of UK-Cyprus bilateral relations. This year’s celebration saw the event take on a Harry Potter theme, celebrating one aspect of UK creativity which has reached worldwide renowned, given that June 2017 marks 20 years since the publication of the first Harry Potter book. Below is a summary of High Commissioner Matthew Kidd’s opening remarks at the event, in the presence of H.E. President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades and building on the Harry Potter theme. “I guess that I don’t need to explain the references. The car out front is not there for trade promotion, even though I saw that Phileleftheros the other week reproduced an advertisement for a Ford Anglia from the 1960s – when it cost C£620. Our servers are not all from the same school, nor have they all visited the same optician. Harry’s Bar is not a copy of Venice. But you will have seen through all that. It’s twenty years since the first Harry Potter book was published. The first eventually of seven volumes: a huge success, films, translations, merchandise. A generation of children, including my own, stimulated and enthused to read books. So what? You thought you were coming to a Queen’s Birthday Party, not a book promotion. So what’s the link? There are three (there always are). The first is determination. As she wrote that first book, JK Rowling was an unemployed single mother, short of money. She spent her days scribbling in the... read more