The management empathises with all those EU ministers of foreign affairs who will not be able to do a spot of Christmas shopping in Stockholm this year.
The Government spokesman in Nicosia claims that the meeting between Carl Bildt and Erato Markoullis (originally scheduled for December 18th) had to be postponed, as the Swedish foreign minister would be traveling to Annapolis! Now, why Mr. Bildt would want to return to Maryland, having already been there as of November 26th is beyond me. And the local journalists just sat there during Palmas' briefing without so much as uttering a word.
Dudes, check this out. But, hey Annapolis is so far from Stravaraland, it might as well be non-existent. And as we already know, there are some people in government whose excuses are even further from the truth than Annapolis.