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Clerides sends letter to Kofi Annan
2002-11-05 17:20:32

by Apostolis Zoupaniotis United Nations, Nov 5 (CNA) ? Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides has sent a letter recently to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, well-informed diplomatic sources have said.

The move comes as part of preventive diplomacy and was preceded by oral representations to UN officials by Cyprus' Permanent Representative, Sotos Zackheos and other Greek Cypriot officials.

The same diplomatic sources said the President of the Republic clearly and strongly points out that the Greek Cypriot side will not accept a bad solution for the sake of Cyprus' accession to the European Union.|

The President also stresses that a solution should provide for the creation of a functional state, which will operate in accordance with the acquis communautaire and in line with UN resolutions on Cyprus.

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