Justice for Cyprus Committee: ’45 Years of Turkish Occupation Too Many’

PSEKA, the International Coordinating Committee “Justice for Cyprus” is holding the 33rd Annual Conference in Washington DC on June 6-8 with the presence of Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.

According to the PSEKA press release, the conference will be held at the Willard Hotel with the participation of all major Greek and Cypriot and other prominent organizations with the purpose to inform “members of the Congress, Senators and members of the new Trump administration that 45 years of occupation are too many!”

“We are very proud that all major organizations are sponsors of this conference,” PSEKA continues, presenting the list of participants:
H.A.L.C. (Hellenic American Leadership Council)
A.H.I. (American Hellenic Institute)
A.H.E.P.A. (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association)
A.J.C. (American Jewish Committee)
F.C.A.O. (Federation of Cypriot American Organizations)
Cyprus Chamber of Commerce
Greek Federations from New York, New Jersey, Florida
Cypriot Associations of New York, Washington, Florida

More than 50 members of the Congress and 30 Senators, members of the State Department, of the National Security Council and the White House Staff will attend the Conference.

Among the participants will be the American Ambassador to Cyprus, Kathleen Doherty, and Jonathan Cohen, on behalf of the State Department.

Cypriot officials who will speak in addition to President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, will be Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides, Minister for Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism George Lakkotrypis, Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades, Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Overseas Affairs Fotis Fotiou, Averof Neophytou, in his capacity as President of the
Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs, Exxon executives, representatives of corporations and members of the Greek Parliament together with the ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus in Washington.