Nicosia, October 7, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, in a letter of congratulations on the occasion of the 56th anniversary of Cyprus` independence, that the dialogue and cooperation between them, on both a state and personal level, have never been stronger.
“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,” Netanyahu says in his letter, according to an official press release.
He notes that “the dialogue and cooperation between us, on both a state and personal level, have never been stronger.”
The Israeli Prime Minister thanks President Anastasiades “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,” he adds.
Source: Cyprus News Agency