IAO underlines need for respect of the human rights of Cypriots

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy underlined the need for the human rights of all Cypriots to be respected and condemned the destruction of religious and cultural heritage in the occupied areas of Cyprus.

The position was outlined at the end of the deliberations of the IAO assembly that took place in Limassol, that was hosted by the Cyprus House of Representatives. The assembly concentrated on the IAO’s activities. The Cypriot delegation to the IAO comprises Angelos Votsis (head) and members Costas Constantinou, Evanthia Savva and Elias Myrianthous.

The IAO members underlined their support to the just cause of Cyprus, noting that the human rights of all Cypriots should be respected.

In his speech, Votsis underlined the constructive role of the tripartite alliances that Cyprus and Greece maintain with other countries in the region, including Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, member states of the IAO.

The members of the IAO continue their contacts in Cyprus with meetings Wednesday afternoon with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and will be received by President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades. They will also meet with Speaker Demetris Syllouris.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

IAO underlines need for respect of the human rights of Cypriots

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy underlined the need for the human rights of all Cypriots to be respected and condemned the destruction of religious and cultural heritage in the occupied areas of Cyprus.

The position was outlined at the end of the deliberations of the IAO assembly that took place in Limassol, that was hosted by the Cyprus House of Representatives. The assembly concentrated on the IAO’s activities. The Cypriot delegation to the IAO comprises Angelos Votsis (head) and members Costas Constantinou, Evanthia Savva and Elias Myrianthous.

The IAO members underlined their support to the just cause of Cyprus, noting that the human rights of all Cypriots should be respected.

In his speech, Votsis underlined the constructive role of the tripartite alliances that Cyprus and Greece maintain with other countries in the region, including Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, member states of the IAO.

The members of the IAO continue their contacts in Cyprus with meetings Wednesday afternoon with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and will be received by President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades. They will also meet with Speaker Demetris Syllouris.

Source: Cyprus News Agency