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Cypriot President expresses sorrow over the death of T/C politician
2005-11-23 10:23:57

Nicosia, Nov 23 (CNA) Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of Turkish Cypriot politician Ozker Ozgur who passed away Tuesday at the age of 65.

''I express my deep sorrow over the death of a friend, Ozker Ozgur. Cyprus and our people have lost a pure patriot, faithful, altruistic and consistent to the fight for reunification of the island and peaceful co-existence of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots'', the President notes in a written statement.

Ozgur's funeral will be held on Thursday.

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