Extension agreement signed for St John’s Cavalier with Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 June, 2023 at 11:07 am by Andre Camilleri

The Maltese Government and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) have signed an extension agreement for the perpetual concession of St John’s Cavalier to be used as the Embassy of the same Order for a period of 20 years.

This was announced during a bilateral meeting between Minister for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade Ian Borg, and Grand Chancellor of the SMOM Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo. During this meeting, discussions were held on the relations that have spanned around five centuries and the importance to continue supporting them.

Topics such as immigration, the Russian invasion in Ukraine, and Syria were also discussed together with the Grand Chancellor Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo.

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