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‘Cyprus stands in solidarity with Germany’ government says

A screen grab taken from video footage shows people walking out of a building, following the shooting rampage at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich on Friday

President Nicos Anastasiades, has expressed Cyprus` solidarity with the government of Germany after the deadly attack in Munich on Friday.

“We mourn with those who have lost loved ones and stand in solidarity with the government of Germany,” Anastasiades said on Saturday, in a post on twitter.

Meanwhile, a foreign ministry on-duty officer in Nicosia, told CNA that the ministry had received no requests for assistance from Cypriot citizens after the attack, adding that it was made clear on Friday that no Cypriot was included among the victims or those injured.
She added that a travel advice is expected to be issued  for Cypriots who will travel to Germany or who are already there.

Deputy Head of Cyprus` Embassy in Berlin, Michalis Ioannou, told CNA he had received one call from a Cypriot woman who was in Munich and wanted to be informed about the situation, but did not ask for any assistance.

He added that Cyprus` Honorary Consul in Munich was in contact with the competent authorities of Bavaria and was being informed about the situation.

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