Israel expresses appreciation for Cyprus’ assistance in firefighting efforts

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, has received a letter from the Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, expressing Israel’s appreciation for Cyprus’ assistance during the recent wildfires.

More specifically, Premier Netanyahu’s letter reads as follows:

“Please accept my deepest appreciation, and that of the people of Israel, for your help during last week’s wildfires that raged across Israel.

Your immediate willingness to assist us during our time of need is testament to your leadership and to the strong bonds of friendship between our two countries. Your assistance was highly valued in our effort to extinguish the fires and contain the damage they caused.

Kindly convey our heartfelt gratitude to the Cypriot team that stood shoulder to shoulder with our firefighters in battling the flames.”

Source: Press and Information Office.