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Cyprus to send aid to New Orleans
2005-09-06 13:06:16

Nicosia, Sep 6 (CNA) The Cyprus Republic will send 50,000 US dollars to New Orleans to help towards alleviating the suffering of the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Announcing the Council of Minister's decision, Cypriot Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides said ''we respond positively to the call of the Secretary General to offer help''.

He noted that the EU, would also offer aid and Cyprus will further contribute as a member state.

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