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Cyprus launches Programme of Help to Palestinians
2005-09-28 12:15:37

Nicosia, Sep 28 (CNA) -- The Foreign Ministry has announced the launch of a Programme of Help to the Palestinian Authority, with the arrival in Cyprus on September 30 of 21 Palestinian senior police officers, who will attend a training seminar at the Police Academy for four weeks.

The Programme of Help, approved by the Cabinet in August 2005, will continue in November with another training seminar for other 21 Palestinian senior police officers and in December with a training seminar for 21 Palestinian senior civil servants.

The Foreign Ministry said the Programme of Help is concrete proof of the government's will to contribute to institutional reforms of the Palestinian Authority, which is of particular importance to its future evolvement to a Palestinian state, as provided by the Quartet's Road Map for the Middle East.

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