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President of the House of Representative of Cyprus Yiannakis Omirou declared during his meeting with Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian made the following statement on Safavor's case on September 14:
"I would like to express our utmost disapproval for the actions of the Azerbaijani government in regard to the well-known Safarov issue, for the pardon he was given and for the hero-like welcome this criminal received, who was convicted for an abhorrent crime against as Armenian citizen. I would like to unite the voice of the Cypriot Parliament with that of the European Parliament, which yesterday, with a powerful resolution condemned this unacceptable behavior of Azerbaijan, which violated the fundamental regulations of the international law, as well as normal relations of mutual respect between inter-state relations."
During the meeting the two officials welcomed the high level of cooperation of Armenia and Cyprus in various spheres, including the parliamentary cooperation. In this context, Yiannakis Omirou highly praised the role of the Armenian community in Cyprus. They discussed also the Cypriot problem condemning the destructive position on Turkey on the issue.