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Cyprus and Botswana finalise diplomatic relations
2005-08-01 17:29:56

Nicosia, Aug 1 (CNA) -- Cyprus and Botswana have signed a joint letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan informing him over the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

An official press release issued here said Cyprus' Permanent Representative to the UN Andreas Mavroyiannis and Botswana's Permanent Representative to the UN Alfred Dube have signed the letter on July 29.

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries took place in Pretoria, South Africa, on February 22, 2005, with the signing of a joint communique and was finalised with the signing of the joint letter in New York.

The two countries' Permanent Representatives expressed their will to promote and enhance bilateral relations and cooperation as members of the Commonwealth and the UN.

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