ISRAELI President Shimon Peres is due to arrive in Cyprus tonight on a state visit, which will include signing a number of bilateral agreements.
The official welcoming ceremony will take place at the presidential palace on Thursday morning.
It will be followed with talks between the two sides and signing bilateral agreements on research and development, archaeology and renewable energy sources.
During his stay on the island, Peres will also meet with Archbishop Chrysostomos, House President Yiannakis Omirou and main opposition DISY leader Nicos Anastassiades.
Police have taken strict security measures for the visit, mounting an operation spearheaded by the special anti-terrorist squad.Read More