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Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 99-03-31
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From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Wednesday, 31 March 1999
 Bulgarian Parliamentarians visit CyprusThe President of the Bulgarian National Assembly, Mr Jordan Sokolov, who is heading a Bulgarian parliamentary delegation on a visit to the island, was received yesterday by the President of Cyprus Mr Glafcos Clerides.
Speaking to the press afterwards , Mr Sokolov stated that he had an interesting and pleasant meeting with President Clerides with whom they exchanged views on the efforts of the two countries for full accession to the European Union.
Mr Sokolov stressed the willingness of both countries to further enhance the traditionally close, friendly and cordial relations that exist between them.
He said he conveyed to President Clerides the best wishes of his President and that Mr Clerides said he was looking forward to meeting his Bulgarian counterpart.
 Genscher: Cyprus is well prepared for EU membershipThe former Foreign Minister and Deputy Chancellor of Germany, Hans Dietrich Genscher , who is visiting Cyprus as a guest of the Cyprus Popular Bank, had a meeting with President Glafcos Clerides yesterday.
In a brief statement to the press after the meeting, Mr Genscher said that with President Clerides they exchanged views on Cyprus' course of accession to EU and the present phase of the Cyprus problem.
Mr Genscher expressed the hope that a peaceful solution will be possible and that Cyprus will become a member of the EU as soon as possible because "Cyprus is well-prepared for full membership".
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/