Swedish FM encourages Cypriots to continue efforts to reach settlement

Swedens Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has sent a message of encouragement to Cypriots to seize this historic opportunity and continue the efforts to reach a political settlement in Cyprus. She was addressing, through a video message, an event hosted by the Office of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process, in Ledra Palace, on Wednesday, during which the religious leaders of Cyprus released a religious statement condemning all forms of violence against women and girls. The five religious leaders of Cyprus issued a joint statement condemning all forms of violence against women and girls, categorically rejecting the misuse of religion to vindicate any form of violence and committing to share this message with their respective faith communities and society as a whole.

Source: Cyprus News Agency