Cyprus - Eight years in the EU
Cyprus News AgencyCyprus’ accession to the EU, eight years ago, signaled a momentous milestone in the island’s history.
Cyprus joined the EU on May 1st 2004, along with other nine countries from Central and Eastern Europe.
``As from this moment, the Republic of Cyprus becomes a full, integral and inseparable member of the great European family. This is the second most important historic landmark after the proclamation of the Republic of Cyprus”, the late former President of the Republic Tassos Papadopoulos was stressing in an address to the Cypriot people on Cyprus` accession to the European Union.
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