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Cyprus and Estonia sign cooperation protocol
2005-11-01 13:46:04

Nicosia, Nov 1 (CNA) Cyprus and Estonia signed today a protocol aiming inter alias to the further tightening of the existing friendship bonds between the two country and the further enhancement and development of their existing cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, industry, science and research, transports, health, etc.

The protocol was signed as the First Meeting of the Cyprus-Estonian Intergovernmental Committee for cooperation in economic, scientific, technical and industrial factors wrapped up today its deliberations.

The protocol was signed on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus by the Planning Bureau Permanent Secretary Andreas Moleskis and on behalf of the Estonian Republic by the Head of the EU and International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications Helle Helena Puusepp, who headed the Estonian delegation.

Speaking at the signing of the protocol, Moleskis referred to the friendship and cooperation bonds between Cyprus and Estonia and expressed his satisfaction for the spirit of cooperation and understanding shown during the talks, underlying that the protocol signed will undoubtedly contribute to the further tightening and development of the financial and other relations between Cyprus and Estonia.

During their talks the two signed reaffirmed the existing possibilities to further develop cooperation in existing and new fields.

The two sides also underlined the existence of good circumstances for the increase of trade transactions and the enhancement of cooperation in the fields of industry, energy, tourism, health, science and research, communications, investments, education and information of technology.

During its stay in Cyprus the Estonian delegation also had meeting with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Permanent Secretary and other civil servants with whom the Estonians discussed issues of mutual concern.

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