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Cyprus Parliament president condemns Israel terror attacks

Cypriot Parliament President Yiannakis L. Omirou condemns the ongoing a wave of Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis during a visit to the Knesset in Jerusalem

Omirou expresses his ”deep sympathy” for the victims of the terror attacks which took place in Israel yesterday and today.

”I have to strongly condemn these attacks, which undermine the efforts for peace, stability and cooperation in the Mideast and the wider region,” he says.

Cypriot Parliament President Yiannakis L. Omirou and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, March 3, 2016. (Itzik Harari)
Cypriot Parliament President Yiannakis L. Omirou and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, March 3, 2016. (Itzik Harari)

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein welcomes Omirou to Jerusalem and the Knesset, ”the beating heart of Israeli democracy,” and says, ”You are one of Israel`s closest friends. Your visit here today is part of a series of important measures that reflect the strengthening of the relations between our countries.”

These measures, he said, include reciprocal visits by the heads of state of Israel and Cyprus, as well as the establishment of a trilateral strategic alliance between Cyprus, Greece and Israel.

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