Greek-American leaders: Kyprianou wrong about US' east Med policy
Leaders of the Greek- and Cypriot-American diaspora, from the Hellenic American Leadership Council and the International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus have responded to remarks by the Secretary-General of Cyprus' communist AKEL party, Andros Kyprianou, criticizing US policy in the eastern Mediterranean. The full text follows:
Over its long history, the Cypriot diaspora of the United States has avoided partisan affiliations and has worked enthusiastically with every government of the Republic of Cyprus to advance a pro-Cyprus agenda in the United States. Without exception every government, every President, every party in power, every main opposition leader has applauded our efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus.
That is why we were dismayed to read the comments of Mr. Andros Kyprianou, the Secretary...