Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 00-10-12
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Πέμπτη, 12 Οκτώβριος 2000
-  Russia will continue to be actively involved in the search for a
-  Cyprus and Russia sign cooperation protocol
-  New Cyprus High Commissioner to London
 Russia will continue to be actively involved in the search for a
The Russian Foreign Minister, Mr Igor Ivanov, stated yesterday that Russia
supports a solution of the Cyprus problem, based on the United Nations
resolutions on Cyprus.
In a statement to the press, after a meeting with President Glafcos
Clerides, Mr Ivanov also underlined that his country will continue to play
an active role in the search for a solution based on the sovereignty and
territorial integrity of the Republic of Cyprus.
The Russian Minister, who arrived in Cyprus for a two-day visit, expressed
the hope that the strong ties and sincere friendship that exist between the
two countries and their people would develop further. He also underlined
Russia's interest in developing closer bilateral ties with Cyprus in many
Finally, Mr Ivanof expressed the hope that he would be able to exchange
visits with his Cypriot counterpart on a permanent basis in order to
strengthen coordination, in relation to the Cyprus problem.
 Cyprus and Russia sign cooperation protocol
Cyprus and Russia signed yesterday a Program of Cultural and Scientific
Cooperation for the period 2000-2002 and a Protocol for the Inventory of
Cyprus Foreign Minister Mr Ioannis Kasoulides and his Russian counterpart
Mr Igor Ivanov, signed the agreements on behalf of their countries at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia.
 New Cyprus High Commissioner to London
The High Commissioner of Cyprus to London, Mrs Myrna Cleopa, presented her
credentials yesterday to Queen Elizabeth II.
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/