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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-03-22

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Cyprus participates in Cairo International Fair
  • [02] US Cyprus envoy better informed on talks after meetings
  • [03] Cyprus MPs address IPU Conference in Marakech
  • [04] Kyrgyzstan supports Cyprus' efforts to reach just settlement
  • [05] Cyprus set to close three more chapters in EU negotiations by May
  • [06] Cyprus halloumi registered in the UK
  • [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [09] President Clerides to meet Swedish Premier in Limassol
  • [10] President Clerides and Rauf Denktash continue talks
  • [11] Cyprus proud of its social security scheme, says Labour Minister

  • [01] Cyprus participates in Cairo International Fair

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    Cyprus participates in Cairo International Fair

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) -- Cyprus is participating in the Cairo International Fair, which opened yesterday, with 15 exhibitors representing a wide spectrum of the Cyprus industry. The Fair will remain open until March 29.

    [02] US Cyprus envoy better informed on talks after meetings

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    US Cyprus envoy better informed on peace talks after meetings

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) -- The US Cyprus envoy, Thomas Weston, has said he is now better informed about the current state of affairs in the UN-led peace talks and their prospects.

    The US State Department special coordinator for Cyprus welcomed not only the start of direct talks between President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash but also the fact that these talks have been sustained.

    [03] Cyprus MPs address IPU Conference in Marakech

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    Cyprus MPs address IPU conference in Marakech

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) -- Cyprus has been re-orienting its environment-related national strategies to correspond to its increased international obligations, particularly those emanating from its accession course to the EU, said Cyprus MP Androula Vassiliou, addressing the 107th Interparliamentary Union Conference taking place in Marrakech.

    Vassiliou said under the chapter on the Environment of the acquis communautaire, many domestic pieces of legislation have been adopted.

    [04] Kyrgyzstan supports Cyprus' efforts to reach just settlement

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    Kyrgyzstan supports Cyprus' efforts to reach just settlement

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) -- President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akayev has expressed his country's support to the efforts for reaching a solution to the Cyprus problem based on the relevant UN resolutions.

    At the same time, Akayev expressed his country's desire to enhance bilateral relations with Cyprus, especially in the fields of economy and trade. He welcomed the fact that Cyprus was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with Kyrgyzstan, in February 2002.

    [05] Cyprus set to close three more chapters in EU negotiations by May

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    Cyprus set to close three more chapters in EU negotiations by May

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA)-Cyprus' chief negotiator with the European Union George Vassiliou has said that three of the four remaining chapters of the acquis communautaire are expected to close provisionally by May.

    Vassiliou, who was speaking in Brussels after talks with EU officials, said that in April Cyprus will close the chapter on Regional Policy and probably that on Taxation, while the chapter on Competition is expected to close in May.

    Regarding the chapter on Agriculture, Vassiliou said Cyprus is ready to close it by June, before the end of the Spanish Presidency.

    [06] Cyprus halloumi registered in the UK

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    Cyprus halloumi registered in the UK

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) -- Cyprus traditional "halloumi" cheese has been recently registered as a certification mark to the United Kingdom's Trade Marks Registry, in the name of the Permanent Secretary of the Cyprus Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. The registration's validity runs back to December 22nd 1990, when the Republic had submitted its application to UK's Registration Authority.

    [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
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    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 115.54 ( 0,23) Traded Value CYP 1.054.321 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 390.966 483,59 ( 0,15) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 202.521 133,04 ( 0,51) Approved Investment Companies CYP 73.667 102,86 ( 0,06) Insurance Companies CYP 4.641 39,34 ( 0,05) Manufacturing Companies CYP 44.675 60,55 ( 2,68) Tourism Companies CYP 68.194 80,44 ( 0,58) Trading Companies CYP 47.652 28,24 (-0,14) Building and Cement Companies CYP 25.260 54,95 (-0,79) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 69.299 7,19 ( 0,00) Financial Services Companies CYP 86.943 22,30 (-2,24) Fish Culture Companies CYP 1.676 19,64 (-2,19) Hotels CYP 87.400 72,10 ( 0,56) Other Companies CYP 291.948 117,10 ( 0,35) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [08] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
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    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Mar 22 (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 20 9 FINE Larnaca 21 9 FINE Limassol 22 11 FINE Paphos 20 9 FINE

    [09] President Clerides to meet Swedish Premier in Limassol

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    President Clerides to meet Swedish Premier in Limassol

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) - Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides will meet on Sunday, March 24, with Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson, who will be in Cyprus on a private visit.

    [10] President Clerides and Rauf Denktash continue talks

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    President Clerides and Rauf Denktash continue talks

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) - Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash met this afternoon in Nicosia, in the context of face-to-face talks launched on January 16 with a view to solve the Cyprus problem.

    [11] Cyprus proud of its social security scheme, says Labour Minister

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    Cyprus proud of its social security scheme, says Labour Minister

    Nicosia, Mar 22 (CNA) - Cyprus' Social Insurance Fund is much better than that of many other European countries, Minister of Labour Andreas Moushouttas said here today, adding that Cyprus "is proud of its social security scheme".

    Speaking at a press conference on the occasion of a seminar on "Pension Reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean", Moushouttas added that "no reform can be achieved if it does not have the support of all social partners".


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