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Cypriot President condemns attacks in Dahab
2006-04-25 16:24:33

Nicosia, Apr 25 (CNA) -- President of the Republic of Cyprus, Tassos Papadopoulos, sent today a written message to his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak condemning the terrorist acts in the tourist resort of Dahab.

''On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of Cyprus I express our deepest sympathy and solidarity in view of the terrorist acts in Dahab. We unreservedly condemn these heinous acts of violence which are not only directed against Egypt, but against the whole of humanity”, the President stressed in his message.

He also conveyed to his Egyptian counterpart, to the government of Egypt “and the friendly people of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cyprus’ sincere condolences for this tragic loss of human life.''

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that no Cypriots were at the resort town of Dahab on the day of the attacks.

The Foreign Ministry announced that those who wish to be further informed, can contact in Cyprus the numbers 22401222, 99660129, or the Embassy of Cyprus in Cairo 002023455967 - 0020103311615.

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