Foreign ministry spokesman Demetris Samuel on Wednesday strongly condemned the bloody attack on Tuesday evening in Strasbourg, which claimed lives and caused the injury of a number of people.
“On behalf of the Ministry and the Foreign Minister I express our full solidarity during this difficult time with the French government and people and our sincere condolences to the victims’ families,” Samuel told CNA.
He recommended that Cypriots who are in the region constantly update themselves about the situation and fully abide by the instructions of the French security forces.
Samuel said the ministry has been following the developments and is in constant contact with the Cypriot delegation in Strasbourg, the embassy of Cyprus in Paris and the Permanent Representation of Cyprus at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
In case of emergency the public can contact the ministry at the following phone numbers: 00357 22 651113 / 22801000 at the foreign ministry in Nicosia, 00357 99660129 during non-office hours and +33 1 47208628 at the Embassy of Cyprus in Paris.