Cyprus EU Foreign Ministers

September 8, 2012 - 12:39 PM
Cyprus' foreign minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, right, and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton speak to the media during a press conference in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Ashton said that a top priority for the EU is to offer its full backing to the new U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi who is set to begin mediation efforts to end the violence between Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime and opposition groups seeking to topple his rule. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)