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President Papadopoulos meets US Congress delegation
2005-03-31 13:50:41

Nicosia, Mar 31 (CNA) -- Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos received yesterday a five-member US Congress delegation, headed by Republican David Dreier, Chairman of the US House of Representatives Committee on Rules.

During the one-hour meeting the Congressmen discussed with President Papadopoulos the Cyprus issue, ways to combat terrorism, the Middle East issue, as well as ways to stop the spreading of nuclear weapons, CNA has learned.

The delegation was accompanied by US Ambassador in Nicosia Michael Klosson.

Earlier in the morning the US Congress delegation crossed into the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus for a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat.

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