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Excellent communication between Russian and Cypriot politicians
2007-06-28 13:57:01

The Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Mr. Boris Gryzlov paid an official visit to Cyprus on Monday the 25th of June.

Mr. Gryzlov had a meeting with House of Representatives President Demetris Christofias, during which the common position of the two countries with respect to the Cyprus problem and the international political situation, was strengthened.

Specifically Mr. Gryzlov stated that “we will continue to support the positions we have supported so far, which are positions for a Cyprus settlement based on UN Security Council decisions and resolutions”.

The Russian official encouraged the goal of strengthening the ties between the two countries by enhancing bilateral relations. He noted that “there is always room for improvement, despite the very high level of bilateral ties”.

Mr. Christofias recognized and expressed gratitude for Russia’s long-term support to the struggle of the Cypriot people at the UN and other organizations.

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