Deputy Government Spokesperson in Australia for invasion-condemning events, CNA 12/08/2023
Deputy Government Spokesperson Doxa Komodromou is departing to Australia today, where she will represent the Republic of Cyprus at events condemning the anniversaries of the coup and the Turkish invasion, a presidency statement said.
As stated, Komodromou will be the keynote speaker at events organised by the Cypriot Diaspora in Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane and Sydney.
It is added that on 16 July she will attend the memorial service at the St. Eustatius Cathedral presided over by the Cypriot Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis and will lay a wreath on behalf of the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides. She will also lay a wreath at the Greek-Australian Memorial in Melbourne, while she will visit the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and have contacts with government officials.
According to the statement, the Deputy Government Spokesperson will have meetings with the presidents and members of Diaspora organisations, as well as with members of the South Australia-Cyprus Parliamentary Friendship Group.
It is added that on 23 July, Komodromou will attend a memorial service for the fallen heroes and a service for the recovery of the missing at the Cathedral of the Annunciation of Our Lady of the Holy Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, presided over by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia and Oceania, with whom she will have a separate meeting.
Komodromou, who will be accompanied by the High Commissioner of Cyprus to Australia, Antonis Sammoutis, will also tour the Department of Cypriot Antiquities at the University of Sydney Museum, the statement concludes.