PRESIDENT Demetris Christofias said yesterday he will leave office next March with his head held high, knowing that he tried to create a more just society but was prevented by others and that 90 per cent of the island’s economic problems were “imported”.
Speaking during a visit to the Nicosia general hospital yesterday, Christofias, accompanied by Archbishop Chrysostomos II, said he does not always share the views of the primate, but that they do agree one thing, the need for people to be more optimistic.
“We are a proud people with deep roots to this land and we are not about to pack it all in. We will overcome this crisis too. The crisis has external origins. It is clear that 90 per cent of it is imported,” he said.Read More