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President: ICIJ report will be investigated

President Nikos Christodoulides stressed that no one is above the reputation of Cyprus and everything that was claimed in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) report will be investigated, “within a specific timeline”.

Asked to comment on the report, he said: "No one, and I mean no one, is above the reputation of our country", adding that everything that has seen the light of day will be investigated within a specific timeline.

"We have to get this issue over with; the reputation of our country, the credibility of our country is crucial in the efforts of the entire Cypriot people, so that we have a strong and resilient economy that will allow us to have a targeted social policy, and a strong economy that will allow us to invest in the areas of Health, Education and other", said Christodoulides.

He reiterated how in addition to what has been done over the years, shortly after assuming his duties and following the US and UK sanctions, the government proceeded to further strengthen the entire institutional framework.

"So, of course, it is an issue that is very high on our priorities," he added.

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