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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 03-09-16

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] UN Chief expresses regret over failure to reach Cyprus settlement
  • [02] Karroubi: Iran supports reunified Cyprus
  • [03] Central Bank Governor to participate at ECB, IMF and WB meetings
  • [04] Cypriot and Greek Presidents meet
  • [05] Athens and Nicosia reiterate commitment to UN process
  • [06] Greek Parliament to continue to support Cyprus and its people
  • [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [09] ''Elections'' in north will determine developments, says Simitis
  • [10] Bicommunal groups organise events to bring communities closer

  • [01] UN Chief expresses regret over failure to reach Cyprus settlement

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    UN Chief expresses regret over failure to reach Cyprus settlement

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Sep 16 (CNA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed regret that the Cyprus problem despite his intensive exercise of his good offices, remains unresolved.

    However, he stresses that he would resume active efforts to resolve this longstanding problem provided that the parties concerned would demonstarte their commitlement to a settlement based on his peace plan.

    The UN chief notes that a settlement before the entry into force of the Treaty of Accession to the European Union on 1 May 2004 would still allow a reunited Cyprus to accede to the European Union.

    [02] Karroubi: Iran supports reunified Cyprus

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    Karroubi: Iran supports reunified Cyprus

    Nicosia, Sep 16 (CNA) -- Speaker of the Islamic Consultive Assembly of Iran Mehdi Karroubi has stressed that his country supports a just solution of the Cyprus problem, aimed at reunifying the island.

    [03] Central Bank Governor to participate at ECB, IMF and WB meetings

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    Central Bank Governor to participate at ECB, IMF and WB meetings

    Nicosia Sep 16 (CNA) -- Cyprus Central Bank Governor Christodoulos Christodoulou leaves tomorrow for Frankfurt, to take part in the General Assembly of the European Central Bank, due to take place on Thursday.

    Central Bank Governors of the ten EU acceding countries take part at the meetings, having the observer status, until their countries become full members of the EU on May 1, 2004.

    [04] Cypriot and Greek Presidents meet

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    Cypriot and Greek Presidents meet

    by Maria Koniotou

    Athens, Sep 16 (CNA) -- Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos met here today with Greek President Costis Stefanopoulos, who extended to him an invitation to pay an official visit to Greece.

    [05] Athens and Nicosia reiterate commitment to UN process

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    Athens and Nicosia reiterate commitment to UN process

    by Maria Koniotou

    Athens, Sep 16 (CNA) -- Cyprus and Greece reiterated here today their commitment to the UN procedure for a Cyprus solution.

    The joint position was expressed after talks in the Greek capital between Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis and Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos.

    Simitis told the press that the two governments have common views on the peace procedure and the completion of the islands accession to the EU process.

    The Greek Premier announced Papadopoulos will pay an official visit to Greece in autumn, at the invitation extended to him earlier today by Greek President Costis Stephanopoulos.

    Simitis said the main aim remains to secure a viable solution (to the Cyprus problem, which will be fair and functional, based on the UN decisions and the acquis communautaire (EU laws.

    The Prime Minister said the UN General Assembly meeting this month in New York would be a chance to project the positions of the two countries.

    [06] Greek Parliament to continue to support Cyprus and its people

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    Greek Parliament to continue to support Cyprus and its people

    by Maria Koniotou

    Athens, Sep 16 (CNA) -- The Greek Parliament will continue to support Cyprus and its people in their struggle for the reunification of the island, the Parliament's President Apostolos Kaklamanis has stressed, expressing certainty that ''this struggle will have a good ending''.

    [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
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    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Sep 16 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 86,88 (-0,28) Traded Value CYP 490.238 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 251.481 346,67 (-0,88) FTSE Med 100 5.502,38 (-0,43) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 152.005 99,23 (-0,58) Approved Investment Companies CYP 37.872 75,12 (-0,38) Insurance Companies CYP 3.885 15,19 ( 1,00) Manufacturing Companies CYP 14.333 58,03 ( 1,15) Tourism Companies CYP 8.582 81,86 (-1,25) Trading Companies CYP 41.547 20,56 ( 0,24) Building and Cement Companies CYP 3.689 74,63 (-1,54) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 1.996 3,32 (-0,90) Financial Services Companies CYP 58.942 13,05 (-0,84) Fish Culture Companies CYP 59 11,69 ( 3,73) Hotels CYP 30.913 42,71 ( 0,49) Other Companies CYP 60.221 81,73 ( 0,02) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1630:CYPPRESS:08
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Sep 16 (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 33 18 FINE Larnaca 30 21 FINE Limassol 31 20 FINE Paphos 29 18 FINE

    [09] ''Elections'' in north will determine developments, says Simitis

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    Elections in north will determine developments, says Simitis

    by Maria Koniotou

    Athens, Sep 16 (CNA) The result of the so called elections in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus will be decisive as far as developments on Cyprus problem are concerned, said here Tuesday Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis, adding however that the governments of Cyprus and Greece are working on what exists today which is the negative stance of the Turkish and Turkish Cypriot side.

    He was speaking during a press conference with Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos who spoke of a positive response from overseas as regards to a Cyprus settlement, in efforts by Cyprus and Greece to promote a solution.

    [10] Bicommunal groups organise events to bring communities closer

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    Bicommunal groups organise events to bring communities closer

    Nicosia, Sep 16 (CNA)-- With the aim to establish a day when Cypriots from both communities of the island can celebrate together, Cypriot bicommunal groups are organising a series of events aspiring to bring both sides closer.


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