Foreign Minister to represent Cyprus President at Pope Benedict’s funeral

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides departs on January 4th for Rome where he will represent the President of the Republic of Cyprus at the funeral of Pope Benedict XVI.

According to a press release from the Ministry, the funeral will be held in the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Holy See, on Thursday morning.

The Foreign Affairs Minister will return to Cyprus on the same evening.

Source: Cyprus News Agency