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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-09-04

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


CONTENTS

  • [01] President Clerides receives US envoy
  • [02] Clerides says Annan will not submit documents in Paris
  • [03] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [05] Greek Olympic champions in Cyprus for COC event
  • [06] Political parties hope core issues will be discussed in Paris
  • [07] Greek FM discusses Cyprus with UN Secretary-General
  • [08] US envoy sees great opportunity to solve Cyprus problem
  • [09] President Clerides arrives in Paris for meeting with UN Chief
  • [10] Cyprus signs Children's Rights Convention
  • [11] Russian official cautions Cyprus over altering offshore status
  • [12] Euripides' "Phoenician Women" at Kypria 2002
  • [13] British Minister calls for respect of Turkish Cypriots' rights

  • [01] President Clerides receives US envoy

    1010:CYPPRESS:01

    President Clerides receives US envoy

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) -- Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides discussed here today developments in the search for a settlement to the protracted Cyprus problem with US State Department Special Coordinator for Cyprus Thomas Weston.

    The hour-long meeting took place just before Clerides' departure for Paris, where he will meet Friday with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.

    Weston did not make any statement after the Presidential Palace meeting.

    CNA has learned that the US envoy expressed satisfaction with the Greek Cypriot side's efforts to reach a solution, stressing that the US administration was focusing its efforts to convince the Turkish side work on the same line as well.

    [02] Clerides says Annan will not submit documents in Paris

    1300:CYPPRESS:02

    Clerides says Annan will not submit documents in Paris

    Larnaca, Sep 4 (CNA) -- Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides said it has been made clear the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan will not submit any documents at the meeting he will have Friday in Paris with Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.

    Speaking to the press at Larnaca Airport prior to his departure for Paris, Clerides said "we were not given any hint that the Secretary General will make any suggestions regarding the different positions" of the two sides.

    "From what we've been told, the Secretary General wants to listen to the two sides, identify the differences and make his own assessments," Clerides added.

    [03] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1455:CYPPRESS:03
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 87,01 ( 0,13) Traded Value CYP 434.832 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 167.594 349,70 ( 0,01) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 56.024 97,22 ( 0,07) Approved Investment Companies CYP 7.121 81,59 (-0,78) Insurance Companies CYP 63.938 21,24 (-1,48) Manufacturing Companies CYP 75.409 61,38 ( 1,39) Tourism Companies CYP 8.955 109,24 (-0,50) Trading Companies CYP 8.448 18,77 (-1,00) Building and Cement Companies CYP 15.940 56,76 ( 0,35) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 13.674 3,75 ( 2,18) Financial Services Companies CYP 9.098 13,54 ( 2,81) Fish Culture Companies CYP 676 16,82 (-2,32) Hotels CYP 30.449 48,33 (-0,06) Other Companies CYP 138.230 82,72 (-0,98) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1545:CYPPRESS:04
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are: Temperatures (degrees Celcius) --------------------------------------------------------------- Station Maximum Minimum Weather (At 1200 UTC) --------------------------------------------------------------- Nicosia 34 19 FAIR Larnaca 32 21 FINE Limassol 30 22 FINE Paphos 29 21 FAIR

    [05] Greek Olympic champions in Cyprus for COC event

    1610:CYPPRESS:05

    Greek Olympic champions in Cyprus for COC event

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - Greek Olympic and European champions Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou will be in Cyprus next week to take part in a Cyprus Olympic Committee (COC) event, to present the Athens 2004 merchandise.

    [06] Political parties hope core issues will be discussed in Paris

    1620:CYPPRESS:06

    Political parties hope core issues will be discussed in Paris

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties, participating in the bicommunal meetings at Ledra Palace in Nicosia, expressed today their expectations for a substantial discussion on core issues during Friday's meeting in Paris between UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.

    In a joint communique issued after their meeting, the leaders and representatives of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties also expressed their expectations for a breakthrough in the negotiations for a solution of the Cyprus problem.

    [07] Greek FM discusses Cyprus with UN Secretary-General

    1625:CYPPRESS:07

    Greek FM discusses Cyprus with UN Secretary-General

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - The fundamental aim of Friday's meeting between UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan with Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash is to keep "alive" the momentum of the UN-led direct talks on the Cyprus problem and give the procedure a new drive.

    The Athens News Agency (ANA), citing diplomatic sources, said the primary issue of discussion during today's meeting between Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs George Papandreou and Annan within the sidelines of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, was the Cyprus problem, in view of Friday's meeting in Paris.

    [08] US envoy sees great opportunity to solve Cyprus problem

    1740:CYPPRESS:08

    US envoy sees great opportunity to solve Cyprus problem

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - US State Department Coordinator on Cyprus Thomas Weston said this is the greatest opportunity for Cyprus in a long time to solve the division of the island to get a just and durable settlement.

    [09] President Clerides arrives in Paris for meeting with UN Chief

    1805:CYPPRESS:09

    President Clerides arrives in Paris for meeting with UN Chief

    by Maria Myles Paris, Sep 4 (CNA) - Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides arrived in the French capital today, where on Friday he will meet UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.

    The President, who was accompanied on today's flight by Undersecretary to the President Pantelis Kouros, will be joined tomorrow by another two aides, Attorney General Alecos Markides and Government Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou.

    [10] Cyprus signs Children's Rights Convention

    1850:CYPPRESS:10

    Cyprus signs Children's Rights Convention

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - Cyprus has signed the European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights, the aim of which is to protect the best interests of children by providing a number of procedural measures to allow them to exercise their rights.

    [11] Russian official cautions Cyprus over altering offshore status

    1905:CYPPRESS:11

    Russian official cautions Cyprus over altering offshore status

    by Gregoris Savva Moscow, Sep 4 (CNA) - Cyprus' accession to the European Union will have repercussions on the Russian offshore companies on the island and the arrival of Russian citizens to Cyprus, according to Director of the International Relations Department of the Moscow Government, Georgi Muradov, who had served as Russian Ambassador to Cyprus.

    [12] Euripides' "Phoenician Women" at Kypria 2002

    1940:CYPPRESS:12

    Euripides' "Phoenician Women" at Kypria 2002

    Nicosia, Sep 4 (CNA) - The Cyprus Theatre Organisation is presenting tonight Euripides' "Phoenician Women", within the framework of the International Festival "Kypria 2002".

    The Greek tragedy opens under the direction of Nicos Charalambous, translated by Michalis Pieris, with the music of Christos Pittas, stage set by Andis Pargilis, costumes by Stephanos Athienitis, choreography by Isidoros Sideris and music direction by Nicholas Papageorgiou.

    [13] British Minister calls for respect of Turkish Cypriots' rights

    2015:CYPPRESS:13

    British Minister calls for respect of Turkish Cypriots' rights

    London, Sep 4 (CNA) - The British government has called on the Turkish Cypriot so-called "authorities" in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus to ensure that the right of freedom of expression is fully respected there.


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