Garoyian noted that Cyprus supports Turkey’s EU accession course, provided that Ankara fulfills its EU obligations, including the ones concerning the Republic of Cyprus.
The House President was speaking Monday after a meeting he held with the President of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities, Mayor of Famagusta Alexis Galanos, and its foreign guests, who participated in an anti-occupation events, organised by the Committee.
During the meeting, they exchanged views on the recent developments regarding the Cyprus issue as well developments ahead of the assessment of Turkey’s EU accession negotiations, at the coming December European Council.
According to an official press release, the foreign guests expressed their full support towards the Cypriot political leadership and its efforts at the ongoing Cyprus negotiations, which aim at reaching a solution of the Cyprus problem, and expressed readiness to contribute to those efforts.
At the meeting they also expressed views on how to better coordinate international enlightenment efforts for justice in Cyprus.
The delegation of foreign guests comprised Greek Members of the European Parliament Spyros Danellis and George Koumoutsakos, First Vice President of the Hellenic Parliament Gregoris Niotis, Dutch MP Henricus Van Bommel, representatives from Greek and other European municipalities and others.
Financial Mirror, November 17, 2009