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Cyprus President expresses sorrow for US diplomat’s death
2007-04-12 12:41:49

Nicosia, Apr 7 - Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos has expressed his deepest sorrow for the death of former US State Department Special Coordinator for Cyprus, Ambassador Thomas Weston, who died of cancer at the age of 62.

In a statement in Nicosia, President Papadopoulos noted that Mr. Weston had worked conscientiously and tirelessly for finding a solution to the long-standing Cyprus problem and regardless of their different views they maintained excellent cooperation.

''I express my deepest sorrow for the death of Thomas Weston who for years served as Special Coordinator of the US State Department on Cyprus. I convey my deepest condolences to his wife and to all his family. Thomas Weston worked conscientiously and tirelessly and tried as much as he could to contribute in the achievement of a solution to the Cyprus problem. Regardless of our different views during the last period prior the referendum on the Annan Plan, we always maintained with Thomas Weston excellent cooperation and we had mutual respect for each-other,” it also said.

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