Cyprus: AKEL proposes Andreas Mavrogiannis as a PD candidate


Him former ambassadorformer Deputy Minister of the Government Dimitris Christofias and until recently negotiator of the Greek Cypriot side in the Cyprus, Andrea Mavrogianni nominates as a candidate for his anointing President of the Republic of Cyprus in its upcoming presidential election Of Cyprus its Central Committee ΑΚΕΛ.

The discussion in K.E. of AKEL started yesterday on the basis of a proposal submitted by the Politburo, approving the candidacy of Andreas Mavrogiannis, while the candidacy of the lawyer Achilleas Dimitriadis was also discussed. During yesterday’s debate, several members suggested the downfall of AKEL in the presidential elections with a party candidate.

With the completion of the meeting of the CoE. on Sunday afternoon, Mr. Mavrogiannis secured 52 votes, while Mr. Demitriadis 37 and there were nine abstentions.

The information was announced by AKEL through an announcement, which refers to:

“The Central Committee of AKEL, after a democratic, fruitful and thorough discussion, confirmed that an irreplaceable strategic goal for the 2023 Presidential Elections is change. Change with social characteristics and progressive sign. Change to put an end to the deadlocks of Alarm governance.

Universal position of K.E. was and is the choice of an independent personality, known honesty and able to address the political forces seeking change and the wider society of Cyprus. The Central Committee of the Party has ended up proposing to the members and friends of AKEL the candidacy of Andreas Mavrogiannis. During the secret ballot where 98 members of the CoE voted. Andrea Mavrogianni received 60% of the candidacy.

Andreas Mavrogiannis has a rich political biography and international experience. He has worked with a number of Presidents serving the country as a diplomat and negotiator. He is a profound knower of the Cyprus problem and unwaveringly committed to the need for a solution to the Cyprus problem soon, on the basis of the bi-zonal, bi-communal federation. He also has a remarkable administrative experience with characteristic proof of his successful presence in the position of Deputy Prime Minister Christofias for the realization of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU.

In the coming weeks, thousands of AKEL members and friends will be invited to vote for the Presidential Elections and this proposal. The Central Committee will re-evaluate the result of the dialogue and the Pancyprian Congress on June 5 will take the decision “.


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