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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 03-02-20

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] UN envoy for Cyprus holds consultations with both sides
  • [02] US to work closely with new Cyprus President
  • [03] Verheugen says Cyprus solution still possible by February 28
  • [04] Australian envoy: difficult to meet deadline for Cyprus solution
  • [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [06] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [08] Cyprus seeks improvement of its fleet
  • [09] Government lends newspaper volumes to Museum
  • [10] Cyprus labour market exhibits good performance
  • [11] Bush congratulates Papadopoulos on election
  • [12] Putin congratulates Papadopoulos

  • [01] UN envoy for Cyprus holds consultations with both sides

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    UN envoy for Cyprus holds consultations with both sides

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Feb 20 (CNA) -- UN Deputy spokeswoman Hua Jiang said here yesterday the UN Secretary - General's Special Advisor on Cyprus Alvaro de Soto held Wednesday lengthy consultations with Cyprus president-elect Tassos Papadopoulos.

    [02] US to work closely with new Cyprus President

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    US to work closely with new Cyprus President

    by Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Feb 20 (CNA) -- The US wants to build on the strong relationship it has with Cyprus and intends to work with president- elect Tassos Papadopoulos to further develop bilateral ties, US State Department spokesman Richard Boucher has said.

    [03] Verheugen says Cyprus solution still possible by February 28

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    Verheugen says Cyprus solution still possible by February 28

    Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Gunter Verheugen has said a solution to the Cyprus problem by February 28, 2003, was still possible and welcomed the forthcoming visit of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to Cyprus (February 26).

    [04] Australian envoy: difficult to meet deadline for Cyprus solution

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    Australian envoy: difficult to meet deadline for Cyprus solution

    Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) -- Australia's special representative for Cyprus Jim Short has described the next few days critically important and said it would be difficult to reach a negotiated settlement by the end of this month, as is the wish of the UN.

    Speaking after a meeting with President Glafcos Clerides, Short said there are still important issues to be sorted out and added that depending on the outcome of discussions taking place, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan may decide to put forward a new peace plan.

    [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
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    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 90,56 (-0,67) Traded Value CYP 841.696 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 319.337 357,36 (-0,69) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 283.126 103,75 (-0,58) Approved Investment Companies CYP 6.176 77,20 (-0,36) Insurance Companies CYP 162 18,60 (-2,05) Manufacturing Companies CYP 7.864 61,54 (-0,18) Tourism Companies CYP 4.221 94,27 (-0,90) Trading Companies CYP 4.977 18,47 (-0,32) Building and Cement Companies CYP 10.068 72,76 (-0,83) ╔nformation Technology Companies CYP 169 3,16 (-1,56) Financial Services Companies CYP 19.869 17,33 (-1,14) Fish Culture Companies CYP 1.060 12,22 (-0,33) Hotels CYP 9.104 45,13 (-0,22) Other Companies CYP 103.454 81,93 (-1,42) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [06] Weather forecast for Cyprus

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    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) -- The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    Friday and Saturday: 21/2/2003 to 22/02/2003 -------------------- On Friday the weather will be cloudy at times with local showers, perhaps isolated thunderstorms and snowfalls over the mountains. The wind will be west to Northwest 4-5BF and the sea will be moderate to rough. The temperature will reach the 12C inland, 15C on the coast and zero over the mountains.

    On Saturday the weather will improve. Risk of isolated showers in the afternoon. The wind will be Northwest to North, moderate 4BF. The temperature will decrease by 1-2C.

    Outlook for Sunday and Monday: 22/2/2003 to 23/2/2003 ------------------------------ Cloudy at times with showers and snowfalls over the mountain. On Monday the snowfalls are expected above 1500FT. The temperature wil note further decrease.

    Sea Temperature: 14C CNA/╩═/2003

    [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
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    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Feb 20 (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 13 7 FINE Larnaca 16 7 FINE Limassol 14 9 FINE Paphos 14 9 CLOUDY

    [08] Cyprus seeks improvement of its fleet

    1540:CYPPRESS:08 Cyprus seeks improvement of its fleet Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) The aim of the Merchant Shipping department is the continued improvement of the Cyprus fleet, with an aim to attract improved quality ships, the director of the department told CNA.

    Sergios Sergiou said the islands future accession to the European Union has significantly improved the climate and perception against the Cyprus flag, commenting on the Seafarers International Research Flag State Audit 2003 of the Cardiff University School of Social Sciences.

    The Flag State Audit ranks Cyprus among the countries with a good regulatory capacity.

    According to the latest figures, the Cyprus merchant fleet ranks sixth worldwide, numbering 2,202 ships with gross tonnage of 24.8 million.

    [09] Government lends newspaper volumes to Museum

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    Government lends newspaper volumes to Museum

    Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) - Over one thousand volumes of Cypriot newspapers, published since the island's independence in 1960, will be loaned by the Republic's Press and Information Office (PIO) to the Museum of Typography and History of Cyprus Press of the Union of Cyprus Journalists (UCJ).

    An agreement to this effect was signed today by Minister of the Interior Andreas Panayiotou and UCJ President Andreas Kannaouros.

    [10] Cyprus labour market exhibits good performance

    1740:CYPPRESS:10 Cyprus labour market exhibits good performance By Nicos Bellos Brussels, Feb 20 (CNA) Cyprus has one of the best performances regarding the labour market, among European Union acceding countries and EU member states, said a report of the European Commission entitled Progress in the implementation of the Joint Assessment papers on employment policies in candidate countries.

    The report, which was presented in Brussels today by Employment and Social Affairs Commissioner, Anna Diamantopoulou, said acceding countries have made progress but it is clear that there are significant differences among them.

    It also considers urgent the need to increase the percentage of employment, especially in the services sector, to reduce the reliance on agriculture and traditional sectors and to improve qualifications.

    According to the report, Cyprus ranks first in employment, with 67.9% and unemployment reaching 4% in the year 2001, and the lowest percentage of unemployment 8.4% among people aged 25 and under.

    [11] Bush congratulates Papadopoulos on election

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    Bush congratulates Papadopoulos on election

    Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) - US President George Bush hopes that efforts to combat terrorism and solve the Cyprus problem will be enhanced by the new government in Cyprus under President-elect Tassos Papadopoulos.

    [12] Putin congratulates Papadopoulos

    2000:CYPPRESS:12 Putin congratulates Papadopoulos Nicosia, Feb 20 (CNA) Russian Federation President, Vladimir Putin, expressed his countrys invariable support for achieving a just, viable and comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus problem, based on the UN Security Council resolutions.


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