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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 03-09-18

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Cyprus on Powell-Papandreou agenda
  • [02] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [03] Cyprus FM to hold number of meetings in New York
  • [04] Cyprus government demands return of fenced area of Famagusta
  • [05] Information Day for EU action programme
  • [06] Cyprus government welcomes EU position on so called ''agreement''
  • [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [09] Iacovou and Lyssarides depart for Sweden to attend Lindh's funeral
  • [10] Serbian Minister of Justice to visit Cyprus
  • [11] Vietnam supports solution of Cyprus problem based on UN resolutions
  • [12] Egypt: Cyprus in the EU, a bridge between Europe and Arab world
  • [13] Cyprus President: We will resist Turkish aim to gain suzerainity over Cyprus

  • [01] Cyprus on Powell-Papandreou agenda

    0940: CYPPRESS:01

    Cyprus on Powell-Papandreou agenda

    by Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Developments in the Cyprus problem and potentialities for its resolution as well as possible initiatives in this direction were among the issues discussed here yesterday between US Secretary of State Colin Powell and Greek Foreign Minister George Papandreou.

    [02] Weather forecast for Cyprus

    1250:CYPPRESS:02

    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    Friday and Saturday: 19/09/2003 to 20/09/2003 -------------------------------------- The weather on Friday will be mainly fine with some temporal cloud. The wind will prevail southwest to west gentle to moderate 3 to 4 bf and the state of sea slight to moderate.

    The temperature will range from 28 degrees over the western and northern coastal areas to 30 over the southern and eastern coastal areas and to 32 inland while over the mountains will reach 23 degrees.

    During night the weather will be fine with light northwesterly winds. The state of sea will be slight. The minimum temperature will range from 12 over the mountains to 20 over the coastal areas.

    On Saturday the weather will be mainly fine but local cloud during afternoon will probably result in isolated showers mainly over the mountains. The wind will be southwest to west gentle to moderate 3 to 4 bf and the state of sea slight to moderate. The maximum temperature will remain without any significant change.

    Outlook for Sunday and Monday: 21/09/2003 to 22/09/2003 ------------------------------------------------ Local showers are likely on Sunday with the temperature is expected to decrease.

    On Monday the weather will be mainly fine while during afternoon local cloud over the mountains may result in an odd shower. The temperature is expected to increase.

    [03] Cyprus FM to hold number of meetings in New York

    1420:CYPPRESS:03

    Cyprus FM to hold number of meetings in New York

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Cyprus Foreign Minister George Iacovou will hold a series of meetings with his EU colleagues on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York next week.

    Iacovou will represent Cyprus at a meeting of the 15 EU-member states and the ten acceding countries that will take place there. He will also participate at a meeting of the 25 EU leaders with US Secretary of State Colin Powell and Russias Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov.

    In New York, the Foreign Minister will accompany President Tassos Papadopoulos during his official meetings within the framework of the General Assembly and during his bilateral contacts with heads of states and governments and meetings with overseas Cypriots living in New York.

    Iacovou will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts and represent Cyprus at a UN meeting on AIDS.

    [04] Cyprus government demands return of fenced area of Famagusta

    1440:CYPPRESS:04

    Cyprus government demands return of fenced area of Famagusta

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- The Cyprus government demands the return of the town of Famagusta to its legitimate citizens, as provided by the UN resolutions and the high level agreement of 1979.

    [05] Information Day for EU action programme

    1445:CYPPRESS:05

    Information Day for EU action programme

    Nicosia, 18 Sep (CNA) -- The Education and Culture Ministry's Cultural Services through the Cyprus Cultural Contact Point (CCP) and in collaboration with the European Commission, organise on Saturday, September 20, an Information Day conference on the basic guidelines and requirements of the programme ''Culture 2000''.

    [06] Cyprus government welcomes EU position on so called ''agreement''

    1450:CYPPRESS:06

    Cyprus government welcomes EU position on so called agreement

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Cyprus Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides described the European Commissions reaction regarding the so-called framework agreement for a customs union between Turkey and the illegal regime in the occupied north of Cyprus as completely right.

    Invited to comment on the Commissions position that the agreement does not comply with the provisions of the customs union between Turkey and the European Union and the fact that the Commission had asked Turkey to re-evaluate it, the Spokesman said the EU considers any agreement illegal, according to international law and UN resolutions, and believes it cannot possibly have any contents or validity.

    [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1520:CYPPRESS:07
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 87,20 (-0,11) Traded Value CYP 614.302 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 195.090 350,31 ( 0,46) FTSE Med 100 5.540,25 ( 1,16) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 162.169 99,89 (-0,28) Approved Investment Companies CYP 12.487 75,55 ( 0,59) Insurance Companies CYP 3.220 15,40 ( 0,33) Manufacturing Companies CYP 153.948 57,44 (-0,07) Tourism Companies CYP 6.710 82,39 (-0,63) Trading Companies CYP 25.426 20,45 (-1,21) Building and Cement Companies CYP 52.296 75,73 ( 1,72) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 9.205 3,32 (-1,19) Financial Services Companies CYP 32.843 13,14 (-0,76) Fish Culture Companies CYP 000 11,49 (-4,88) Hotels CYP 10.135 42,73 (-0,37) Other Companies CYP 65.247 81,67 ( 0,02) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1555:CYPPRESS:08
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Sep 18 (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 30 21 FINE Larnaca 31 20 FINE Limassol 30 19 FINE Paphos 28 18 FINE

    [09] Iacovou and Lyssarides depart for Sweden to attend Lindh's funeral

    1810:CYPPRESS:09

    Iacovou and Lyssarides depart for Sweden to attend Lindh's funeral

    Larnaca, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Foreign Minister Giorgios Iacovou departed today for Stockholm to represent Cyprus at the funeral of Sweden's Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, to take place tomorrow.

    [10] Serbian Minister of Justice to visit Cyprus

    2005:CYPPRESS:10

    Serbian Minister of Justice to visit Cyprus

    [11] Vietnam supports solution of Cyprus problem based on UN resolutions

    2010:CYPPRESS:11

    Vietnam supports solution of Cyprus problem based on UN resolutions

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Vietnam welcomes Cyprus' will for a peaceful settlement of the Cyprus problem on the basis of the United Nations resolutions, new Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, stationed in Tripoli, Nguyen Van Linh said here today, presenting his credentials to Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos.

    [12] Egypt: Cyprus in the EU, a bridge between Europe and Arab world

    2015:CYPPRESS:12

    Egypt: Cyprus in the EU, a bridge between Europe and Arab world

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) -- Egypt welcomes the accession of Cyprus to the EU and considers it an asset, since the island will be the bridge of cooperation and understanding between Europe and the Arab world, new Ambassador of the Egypt to Cyprus, Mohamed Ibrahim Abdel Hakam, said here today, presenting his credentials to Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos.

    Referring to the Cyprus problem, Hakam said his country supports a solution based on the UN resolutions, which ''guarantee the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Cyprus and safeguard its unity to the benefit of its people and for the sake of peace and stability in the whole region''.

    Receiving the credentials President Papadopoulos said that ''the Turkish side not only refuses to negotiate in good faith, but also does not miss an opportunity to attempt to upgrade the illegal secessionist entity she set up in the occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus''.

    [13] Cyprus President: We will resist Turkish aim to gain suzerainity over Cyprus

    2020:CYPPRESS:13

    Cyprus President: We will resist Turkish aim to gain suzerainty over Cyprus

    Nicosia, Sep 18 (CNA) --- Despite the positive attitude of the Greek Cypriot side and the efforts of the UN to resolve the Cyprus problem, the Turkish side continues to be reluctant to cooperate in a constructive manner unless it gains suzerainty over Cyprus, Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos stressed here today, adding that Cyprus will ''resist by all means this Turkish aim''.

    Receiving today the credentials of Jordans new Ambassador Atef Halasa, who will be based in Athens, the President stressed that the Greek Cypriot side stands ready to work closely with the Secretary-General of the UN to solve the Cyprus problem, hoping that ''the Turkish side will finally show the necessary political will''.


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