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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 03-09-24

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Cyprus FM meets Swiss and Iranian counterparts
  • [02] Berlusconi: EU will continue to support UN SG's efforts for Cyprus
  • [03] Cyprus President: No chance for settlement with Denktash
  • [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [05] Cyprus government welcomes Berlusconi's statement
  • [06] BIMCO signs anti-drug smuggling agreement with Cyprus
  • [07] Hadjidemetriou in Brussels to discuss Cyprus' Progress Report
  • [08] Spokesman says wanted changes to Annan Plan within its framework
  • [09] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [10] Police arrests illegal Syrian immigrants
  • [11] Cypriots may work in UK upon accession to EU
  • [12] AKEL and PUM have common positions on Cyprus, Euro-elections
  • [13] President Papadopoulos meets US diplomat on Cyprus
  • [14] EU highly unlikely to send observers to monitor "elections"
  • [15] Maritime Cyprus 2003 conference ends

  • [01] Cyprus FM meets Swiss and Iranian counterparts

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    Cyprus FM meets Swiss and Iranian counterparts

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    [02] Berlusconi: EU will continue to support UN SG's efforts for Cyprus

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    Berlusconi: EU will continue to support UN SG's efforts for Cyprus

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Sep 24 (CNA) -- President of the European Council, Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi reiterated EU's willingness to accommodate the terms of a Cyprus settlement in line with the principles on which the EU is founded.

    [03] Cyprus President: No chance for settlement with Denktash

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    Cyprus President: No chance for settlement with Denktash

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    New York, Sep 24 (CNA) -- With Rauf Denktash being the representative of the Turkish Cypriot side there is no possibility for a Cyprus settlement, Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos, told the press here yesterday.

    Answering a question on the possible monitoring of the ''elections'' in the Turkish-occupied north, Papadopoulos said the issue is what observers could do, adding that fraudulence has already taken place since thousands of settlers have been included in the electoral list.

    Replying to another question Papadopoulos reiterated the Greek Cypriot side's will for a Cyprus settlement before May 1st, 2004, when Cyprus will become a full member of the EU.

    [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
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    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 87,29 (-0,07) Traded Value CYP 637.100 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 398.035 350,21 ( 0,92) FTSE Med 100 5.470,85 ( 0,11) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 321.559 99,62 ( 0,40) Approved Investment Companies CYP 13.163 76,01 (-0,16) Insurance Companies CYP 5.227 15,81 (-1,25) Manufacturing Companies CYP 17.514 57,95 ( 0,05) Tourism Companies CYP 11.556 79,76 (-1,23) Trading Companies CYP 14.986 21,16 (-0,33) Building and Cement Companies CYP 34.223 74,89 (-1,33) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 10.810 3,35 ( 0,00) Financial Services Companies CYP 38.372 13,15 (-0,68) Fish Culture Companies CYP 0 11,19 (-1,58) Hotels CYP 24.065 43,35 ( 0,30) Other Companies CYP 40.008 81,52 (-0,50) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [05] Cyprus government welcomes Berlusconi's statement

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    Cyprus government welcomes Berlusconi's statement

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - The Cyprus government welcomed a statement here Wednesday by European Council President Silvio Berlusconi on Cyprus, made within the framework of the UN General Assembly.

    Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides said he welcomes Berlusconi's statement ''that the EU will continue in every way efforts and help the Secretary General in solving the Cyprus problem, so that an overall, viable and functional solution to the Cyprus problem is found, based on UN resolutions''.

    [06] BIMCO signs anti-drug smuggling agreement with Cyprus

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    BIMCO signs anti-drug smuggling agreement with Cyprus

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - A memorandum of understanding was signed in Nicosia on Tuesday between the Baltic International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and the Cyprus Department of Customs and Excise, establishing an anti-drug smuggling agreement.

    Zeta Emilianidou, Director of the Cyprus Customs and Excise Department, and Ove Tvedt, Deputy Secretary-General of BIMCO, signed the agreement.

    [07] Hadjidemetriou in Brussels to discuss Cyprus' Progress Report

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    Hadjidemetriou in Brussels to discuss Cyprus' Progress Report

    [08] Spokesman says wanted changes to Annan Plan within its framework

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    Spokesman says wanted changes to Annan Plan within its framework

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - Cypriot Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides said the changes the Greek Cypriot side wishes in order to improve a Cyprus settlement plan proposed by UN chief Kofi Annan are within the framework and the philosophy of the plan, while the Turkish efforts for changes are far from it.

    ''The issue of balance (within the plan) will be taken into consideration'', the Spokesman said, adding that ''what we are pursuing is not to remove rights from our Turkish Cypriot compatriots''.

    [09] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
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    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Sep 24 (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 32 22 FINE Larnaca 32 23 FINE Limassol 31 20 FINE Paphos 30 17 FINE

    [10] Police arrests illegal Syrian immigrants

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    Police arrests illegal Syrian immigrants

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - Police arrested last night 43 illegal immigrants who came ashore on a boat in the Paphos coastal area.

    [11] Cypriots may work in UK upon accession to EU

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    Cypriots may work in UK upon accession to EU

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - Cypriot and Maltese citizens will only have the automatic right to work in the UK upon accession to the EU in May 2004, a press release issued the British High Commission in Nicosia says.

    [12] AKEL and PUM have common positions on Cyprus, Euro-elections

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    AKEL and PUM have common positions on Cyprus, Euro-elections

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - A determining factor in the resumption of a dialogue between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots to find a solution to the Cyprus problem is the Turkish government's stance, AKEL General Secretary and House of Representatives President Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot Patriotic Unity Movement (PUM) leader Alpay Durduran said here Wednesday.

    [13] President Papadopoulos meets US diplomat on Cyprus

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    President Papadopoulos meets US diplomat on Cyprus

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    New York, Sep 24 (CNA) - Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos met US State Department Special Coordinator for Cyprus Thomas Weston here Wednesday, as diplomatic efforts to secure the resumption of the UN-led peace talks on Cyprus are speeding up.

    No statements were made after the one-hour meeting, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan.

    [14] EU highly unlikely to send observers to monitor "elections"

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    EU highly unlikely to send observers to monitor "elections"

    Nicosia, Sep 24 (CNA) - Head of the European Commission Delegation to Cyprus Adriaan Van der Meer said today it was highly unlikely that the European Union would send observers to the Turkish occupied areas of the Republic to monitor the illegal ''parliamentary elections'' scheduled for December.

    [15] Maritime Cyprus 2003 conference ends

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    Maritime Cyprus 2003 conference ends

    Limassol, Sep 24 (CNA) - Maritime Cyprus 2003 wrapped up its deliberations here Wednesday with the common assertion that Cyprus has made significant progress in the maritime field.


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