The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, received a congratulatory letter from the Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, on the occasion of the 56th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Cyprus.
In his letter, Mr Netanyahu stated the following:
“It gives me great pleasure to extend my warm personal congratulations to you, your family and the Cypriot people on the occasion of your Independency Day.
I take this opportunity to once again assure you of my continued commitment to the strategic ties between our two countries. Israel and Cyprus are close allies that share the same commitment to democratic values and to the pursuit of peace and stability in our region. The dialogue and cooperation between us, on both a state and personal level, have never been stronger. I thank you for all you have done to nurture the friendship between our peoples.
I look forward to continuing to work closely with you in the years ahead to further expand our ties in all areas of mutual interest, including gas and energy, security, culture, education and more.
As you celebrate your national independence, I wish you and your people continued good health, prosperity and success.”
Source: Press and Information Office.