Russia's attack on Ukraine changed the opinion of the pro-Russian metropolitan regarding the OCU
According to Metropolitan Isaias, a country like Cyprus, which is a victim of invasion and occupation, cannot agree with revising another state's borders.
It will be recalled that earlier, the Metropolitan of Tamassos said that a new study on the consecration of Ukrainian bishops would shed a lot of light on the issue of recognition of the OCU. He also visited Phanar, where he "repented" for his demarche in front of Patriarch Bartholomew.
Metropolitan Isaias was one of the three pro-Russian hierarchs of the Church of Cyprus who refused to recognize the OCU. Later, the Russian Orthodox Church tried to use him in their attempt to split the Church of Cyprus. Despite everything, Isaias gradually changed his opinion about the actions of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.