Remains of two Cypriot students arrive to Cyprus, Foreign Minister expresses state’s support to families

The remains of the two Cypriot students who perished at the deadly train crash in Greece were transported to Cyprus on Sunday.
A flight from Thessaloniki arrived in the afternoon at Larnaka airport carrying the remains of Kyprianos Papaioannou and Anastasia Adamidou, who were identified through the DNA process.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos and Deputy Minister of Social Welfare Marilena Evangelou were at the airport.
In statements to CNA, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said that “Cyprus is devastated by the unspeakable tragedy” and the loss of its children and all the victims who were on board that train in Greece. The grief, he said, is unimaginable.
Kombos expressed the state’s support to the families of the deceased victims, saying that “we stand by them in every way and means at our disposal.”
He conveyed the sincere condolences of the President of the Republic and all members of the Government to the families of the two students.
It is recalled that President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides declared a three-day mourning period until the funerals of the two Cypriot students, that will both take place on Monday. The state will cover the cost for the funerals.
Meanwhile, both families have issued press releases requesting the media to respect their wish and not cover the funerals.

Source: Cyprus News Agency