Greece’s PM assures Cyprus leader of support

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis (right) escorts Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias into the Maximos Mansion yesterday. Karamanlis assured Christofias of Greece’s support following Nicosia’s row with Ankara over oil exploration rights off the island’s coast. ‘Unilateral activities in the southeastern Mediterranean do anything but contribute to creating a climate of trust and good-neighborly relations,’ Karamanlis said.