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President Bush thanks Cyprus for its assistance
2006-08-03 15:00:02

Nicosia, Aug 3 -- US President George W. Bush has sent a thank you letter to the President of Cyprus Tassos Papadopoulos regarding the help offered to Americans, who have recently fled Lebanon via Cyprus due to the situation in the region.

"On behalf of the people of the United States, I express my thanks for the assistance the Republic of Cyprus extended to more than 13,000 Americans who transited Cyprus after departing from Lebanon. The acts of kindness that officials of your government and the Cypriot public exhibited underscored the strong ties between our peoples", said President Bush.

"I look forward to continued cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus", President Bush concludes in his letter.

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