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Cyprus News Agency: News in English (AM), 99-10-06

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <>


  • [01] President Clerides - Greek Defence Ministry officials
  • [02] Road accident - Names
  • [03] Military exercise - Greek airforce
  • [04] Cyprus - Brazil
  • [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange

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    [01] President Clerides - Greek Defence Ministry officials

    Nicosia, Oct 6 (CNA) -- Greece's Deputy Defence Minister Dimitris Apostolakis today appeared completely satisfied with the way the Cyprus National Guard annual military exercise code-named "Nikiforos" is developing, noting it is being carried out according to plans.

    Apostolakis, accompanied by Greek Chief of Staff Manousos Paragioudakis, called on President Glafcos Clerides early today before going to a Larnaca area to watch the final phase of the National Guard exercise that got underway on Saturday.

    CNA MK/MA/GP/1999

    [02] Road accident - Names

    Nicosia, Oct 6 (CNA) -- The rented car in which four British tourists lost their lives yesterday seems to have veered into the wrong lane hitting onto two cars coming in the opposite direction.

    British Bases police in Cyprus are continuing investigations into a road accident that killed Michael Salisbury and Margaret Gladys Salisbury, both 55, and John Stanley and Bertha Ann Tucker, both 66.

    CNA MA/GP/1999

    [03] Military exercise - Greek airforce

    Nicosia, Oct 6 (CNA) -- Four Greek airforce planes, two A-7 Consair bombers and two F16 jets, as well as Greek parachutists participated in today's final phase of the Cyprus National Guard annual exercise code-named "Nikiforos '99", with the use of live ammunition.

    President Glafcos Clerides watched the manoeuvres at Kalo Chorio in Larnaca district together with Cyprus defence Minister Sokrates Hassikos, other ministers, Greece's Deputy Defence Minister Dimitris Apostolakis, Greece's Chief of Staff General Manousos Paragioudakis, Cyprus National Guard Commander Lieutenant-General Dimitris Dimou as well as political party leaders, deputies and other officials.



    [04] Cyprus - Brazil

    Nicosia, Oct 6 (CNA) -- Brazil has displayed keen interest in Cyprus, its economic development and the country's accession course for European Union membership.

    Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso invited the Republic's Ambassador to Brazil Erato Kozakou-Markoulli to inform him about the latest developments in the Cyprus question, the country's economic growth and its negotiations with the EU with a view to become a full member.

    Cardoso and Markoulli had a meeting in Brasilia after Markoulli, who is based in Washington, presented her credentials to the Brazilian President.

    Markoulli conveyed President Glafcos Clerides' greetings to Cardoso and thanked him for the steady support his government has shown for Cyprus.

    She also assured him she would work to further enhance the traditionally friendly ties between Cyprus and Brazil.

    Cyprus has no embassy in Brazil but covers Latin American countries from its other embassies in the US and elsewhere. Brazil maintains no embassy in Cyprus but its Ambassador in Tel Aviv is also accredited to the Republic of Cyprus.

    CNA MM/GP/1999

    [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    Nicosia, Oct 6 CNA) -- The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows:
          CSE General Index                         487.94 ( 8.19)
          Traded Value            CYP 21,780,636
          Sectural Indices
          Banks                   CYP12,988,087     697.07 ( 7.41)
          Approved Investment
          Companies               CYP   653,498     288.60 (12.92)
          Insurance Companies     CYP   272,868     201.21 ( 3.67)
          Manufacturing Companies CYP   574,775     157.98 (10.00)
          Tourism Companies       CYP   938,526     343.66 (11.85)
          Trading Companies       CYP 2,261,360     213.78 ( 9.55)
          Other Companies         CYP 1,317,396     318.36 (10.29)
    The third column presents the percentage variation of the indices as compared to the last meeting.

    CNA GP/1999
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