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Cypriot House President expresses regret over Robin Cook's death
2005-08-08 13:30:28

Nicosia, Aug 7 (CNA)-- Cyprus House of Representatives President Demetris Christofias has sent a letter of condolences to the British House of Commons President Michael Martin expressing sorrow for the loss of former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook who died yesterday.

''Robin Cook was a distinguished personality with vision and values for which he fought with a firm commitment,'' Christofias said.

''These values determined his approach on international problems and made him a dear friend of Cyprus,'' Christofias added.

''On my behalf and on behalf of the House of Representatives I wish to express our profound feelings for the loss of Robin Cook,'' he said expressing condolences to Cook's family.

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