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Cyprus condemns assassination of Lebanese journalist
2005-12-14 14:24:26

Nicosia, Dec 14 - The Government of Cyprus ''strongly condemns the assassination of the prominent Lebanese journalist and politician Gebran Tueni and expresses its condolences and sympathy to his family.''

In a statement, the Government also assures that ''Cyprus remains concerned with the escalation of such incidents of political nature in the neighboring and friendly country of Lebanon and expresses its support for the maintenance of stability and democracy in Lebanon and the region.''

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