Papandreou Pledges Support to Cyprus

Papandreou Cyprus(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Main opposition PASOK Party leader George Papandreou visited Cyprus yesterday to attend a memorial service for the late Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Yannos Kranidiotis.  Papandreou extended his gratitude for Kranidiotis’ work and his support to Cyprus’ president Demetris Christofias concerning the settlement of the Cyprus issue.  In his speech – three months ahead of the European Commission’s release of Turkey’s progress Report – Papandreou said that a new “road map” is needed for Turkey’s accession negotiations course and that he would be personally involved in providing his insight.