Pyongyang, November 20 (KCNA) — Loria Markides, newly appointed Cypriot ambassador to the DPRK, in an interview with KCNA on Nov. 19 referred to his country’s situation, saying both Cyprus and Korea are suffering from division due to foreign domination and interference.
He expressed hope that the international community would make sincere efforts to find a political solution to the Cypriot issue during the negotiations between the Greece-controlled and Turkey-controlled sides of Cyprus to be held in New York next month.
He voiced belief that Korea would become a powerful nation under the wise guidance of the great Kim Jong Il.
Saying that Cyprus and the DPRK are supporting and cooperating with each other as members of the non-aligned movement, the ambassador noted Cyprus respects the sovereignty of the Korean people and expressed the belief that the Korean reunification would be realized in the near future.
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