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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 08-10-10

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] CYPRUS LEADERS - TALKS
  • [02] KYPRIANOU LUXEMBOURG BRUSSELS QUEBEC
  • [03] LABOUR MINISTER ASEM LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT MINISTERS MEETING
  • [04] COMMISSION TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS EXPERTS CYPRUS

  • [01] CYPRUS LEADERS - TALKS

    The third meeting in the context of the UN-led negotiations between President of the Republic Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat, to reach a comprehensive mutually acceptable settlement to the protracted question of Cyprus problem, was completed on Friday.

    The leaders did not make any statements after the meeting.

    Special Adviser of the UN Secretary General on the Cyprus issue, Australian former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said progress has been achieved. He also said that the next meeting would take place on Monday, 13, October and that meetings will be held on a weekly basis.

    The meeting was held in the Nicosia airport area, which is in the UN-controlled buffer zone and started at 0930 local time.

    Cyprus has been divided since the Turkish invasion of the island in 1974.

    The aim of the full-fledged negotiations is to find a mutually acceptable solution to the Cyprus problem, which will safeguard the fundamental and legitimate rights and interests of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. The agreed solution will be put to separate simultaneous referenda.

    [02] KYPRIANOU LUXEMBOURG BRUSSELS QUEBEC

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Markos Kyprianou leaves on Sunday for Luxembourg to take part in the General Affairs and External Relations Council meeting on 13.

    Kyprianou will then travel to Brussels to accompany President of the Republic Demetris Christofias to the European Council meeting on 15 and 16 October.

    From Brussels, the Cypriot Foreign Minister will head to Quebec City, Canada, to represent the President of the Republic at the 12th Francophonie Summit to be held October 17 to 19. Heads of state and government as well as representatives from more than 60 countries are expected to gather for the Summit.

    [03] LABOUR MINISTER ASEM LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT MINISTERS MEETING

    Cyprus Labour and Social Insurance Minister Sotiroula Charalambous departs for Bali, Indonesia, on Saturday, to take part in the 2nd ASEM Labour and Employment Ministers` Meeting

    This high-level meeting, from 13-15 October, aims to build upon the results of the First ASEM Labour and Employment Ministers` Meeting in Postdam, Germany in 2006.

    The Meeting will also examine issues concerning training and employment, economic migration and social protection.

    [04] COMMISSION TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS EXPERTS CYPRUS

    The European Commission has agreed to send Commission experts to Cyprus to help local authorities achieve the community goal to halve traffic accidents in Europe by 2010.

    The request was submitted by Communications and Works Minister Nicos Nicolaides to Enrico Grillo Director of Inland Transport, DG TREN, on the sidelines of the meeting of the European ministers responsible for transport who convened in Luxembourg on Thursday under the presidency of Dominique Bussereau.

    Nicolaides also met with EU Transport Commissioner Antonio Tajani with whom they exchanged views on issues of mutual interest, especially in the field of shipping. They also expressed the wish to meet on a bilateral level soon.

    The ministers decided jointly to take a decisive step towards the safe and sustainable development of transport. They also agreed unanimously on the need to act together to improve maritime safety by giving their agreement on the last two proposals of the Erika III package, comprising the proposed directive on flag state requirements and that on ship owners insurance. The ministers also made a commitment to ratify by 2012 the International Maritime Organisations (IMO) international agreements.


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