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The only goal of the Holguin mission is to lead to the resumption of talks, says the PtD

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    The only goal of the Holguin mission is to lead to the resumption of talks, says the PtD – He spoke about the sacrifice of Antipholonghagos Stelios Masieni

    We do not ignore the difficulties and challenges, but we work methodically with one and only goal: the mission of the personal envoy of the UN Secretary-General Maria Angela Holguin Quéjar to lead us to the resumption of talks, said the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis.

    In his memorial speech at the national memorial service of Antipholonghagos Stelios Masieni strong>, in Aglantzia, the President of the Republic stated that “we took initiatives, specific actions and actions and succeeded in appointing the Personal Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations”.

    “< strong>We do not ignore the difficulties and challenges, but we work methodicallywith one and only goal. With the aim of her mission leading us to the resumption of talks”, he noted.

    “We are trying, like the hero whose National Memorial we celebrate today, to fulfill our duty and respond to his call, responsibly and inescapably from our goals”, he said.

    President Christodoulidis referred to the life of Stelios Masinis and the events that led to his death in 1999 while on duty. clearing a minefield in Potamia.

    Stellios, by his own choice, joined the ranks of the Engineer Corps of the National Guard, specifically the Land Mine Clearance Platoon, he said. “He consciously chose one of the most dangerous Army Corps and showed unparalleled zeal in the performance of his duties, always with a sense of responsibility and discipline, aware of the dangers and catastrophic possibilities,” he added.

    “For him , the every day was also a new contract between life and death, a challenge of responsibility and stability in the promises and commitments to his Service Corps, to the country, and more to his conscience. A contract between himself and his origin, his family, his Kyrenia”, noted the President.

    One such day, he said, “was March 24, 1999. Stelios left home for Potamia, where his mandated service concerned the removal and clearance of a minefield. He knew the dangers, he knew the field, he took all the necessary measures. And yet, a mine, “Kyrios oiden”, tripped him and the day's contract was held very early, only at 9 in the morning. A deafening explosion marked the early end of the earthly life of Stelios Massinis and blew away his youth, dreams, desires and plans”.

    “The explosion marked the registration of Stelios in the ranks of the heroes of Cyprus in peacetime, the people who gave their lives for the well-being, safety and peace of their fellow citizens,” said the President of the Republic.

    < p>The monument erected in the center of Potamia village in his honor, he said, “inscribes “Engineer Deputy Stelios Masiini. He was killed in the line of duty by a mine explosion on March 24, 1999, aged 32. Those who pass by the spot now know that since 1999 the place of Potamia has been a place of martyrdom, a place of heroic sacrifice”.

    According to President Christodoulidis “Stelios Masininis is a modern post-war example for every Cypriot citizen, wherever he is, whatever he does. It strongly reminds us of the debt to the country and the value of fidelity to duty – national, professional, social and family”.

    “His sacrifice shocks us, controls us and pushes us to self-criticism, since, as a State, we have an obligation to honor and promote the sacrifice of all the heroes of the country us”, he said.

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    Source: cyprustimes.com

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