Papadopoulos sends condolences to Bush
Nicosia, Sep 2 (CNA) -- The President of the Republic Tassos Papadopoulos sent today a message of condolences to the President of the United States George W. Bush for the devastation caused by the hurricane Katrina.
''It is with deep sorrow that I have received the news about the deaths, injuries and destruction caused by the Hurricane 'Katrina' at the United States Gulf coast,'' Papadopoulos said.
''On behalf of the people and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and myself personally, I wish to convey to you our most sincere condolences. Please convey to the families of the victims my deepest sympathy as well as to the families of the injured my best wishes for their speedy recovery'', he added.
''The people and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and myself stand in full solidarity with the friendly people of the United States of America at this difficult time''.
''Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration'' Papadopoulos concluded.