Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 99-10-27
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Wednesday, 27 October 1999
 President Clinton will deal directly with the Cyprus problem
 Presentation of credentials
"The President will deal directly with the situation in Cyprus on this
trip. Its an important part of the agenda, an important part of the trip,"
White House Spokesman Joe Lockhart stated yesterday, during his daily
briefing in relation to President Clinton's state visit to Greece.
Commenting on the possibility of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
travelling to Greece prior to President Clinton's visit, to discuss with
the Greek government the prospect for a trilateral meeting between US
Greece and Turkey for a package deal solution on Cyprus and the Aegean
issues, the spokesman said, "Secretary Albright will not be travelling in
President Glafcos Clerides received at separate formal ceremonies at the
Presidential Palace yesterday, the credentials of the new Ambassadors of
Egypt and Rwanda.
Presenting his credentials the new Ambassador of Egypt Mr Omar Metwally
expressed the hope for a successful outcome of the current efforts
undertaken by the international community and the UN Secretary General for
a just and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem.
The new Ambassador of Rwanda Mr Gerald Zirimwabagabo said he will work
towards the completion of a bilateral cooperation agreement to boost
relations between the two countries, adding that his country will benefit
from Cyprus' experience in many sectors, including industry, tourism and
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/