Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 01-06-20
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Wednesday, 20 June 2001
-  House President meets with EU and Egyptian Ambassadors
-  Cyprus elected on FAO Council
 House President meets with EU and Egyptian Ambassadors
The President of Cyprus' House of Representatives, Mr Dimitris Christofias,
had a meeting yesterday with the Ambassador of the European Commission in
Cyprus, Mr Donato Giovanni Chiarini.
Mr Christofias reiterated that a solution to the Cyprus problem must
safeguard the human rights of all Cypriots in a bicommunal and bizonal
federation, in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions.
As regards Cyprus' accession to the EU, he said that the House of
Representatives is ready to fulfill its role of harmonising the island's
legislation with the acquis communautaire.
Mr Christofias also met with the Egyptian Ambassador, Mr Omar Metwallym,
with whom he exchanged views as regards bilateral relations between the two
 Cyprus elected on FAO Council
During the deliberations of the 120th Meeting of the Council of the UN Food
and Agriculture Organisation currently being held in Rome, Cyprus was
elected to serve as a member of the Council for the period 2001 -
Cyprus' Permanent Representative, Ambassader George Pavlides, speaking at
an official dinner he gave on this occasion, said Cyprus would work hard to
live up to the duties it was undertaking, and looked forward to hosting the
FAO Regional Conference for Europe in May 2002..
From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/