Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 01-02-05
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Monday, 5 February 2001
-  Algerian Foreign Minister visits Cyprus
 Algerian Foreign Minister visits Cyprus
Algeria will continue to support the efforts for a settlement of the Cyprus
problem that would safeguard the unity, territorial integrity and
independence of the island, Algerian Foreign Minister Mr Abdelaziz
Belkhadem stated after separate meetings with Acting President of the
Republic Mr Spyros Kyprianou and Foreign Minister Mr Ioannis Kasoulides.
The Algerian Minister, who came for an official visit to the island at the
invitation of his Cypriot counterpart, expressed satisfaction with his
meetings in Cyprus. He described political relations between Algeria and
Cyprus as excellent and stressed that his county wishes to further develop
bilateral relations in the economic, cultural and tourist fields. Mr
Belkhadem also said that in cooperating with Cyprus his country could
benefit from Cyprus' experience with the European Union.
Both Mr Kyprianou and Mr Kasoulides expressed gratitude for Algeria's
constant support for Cyprus' struggle, both within the Movement of the Non-
Aligned and the United Nations.
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/