Nicos Anastasiades (centre) (Photo: Stavros Ioannides/AFP/Getty Images)

The 71-year-old conservative won the Republic of Cyprus’ presidential election on February 4th with 56 percent of the vote.

Cyprus and Vietnam officially established diplomatic ties in December 1975.

Cyprus officially opened its consulate general in Ho Chi Minh City on April 6th, 2016./.