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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 09-05-14

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


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  • [01] FM LIMNITIS ISSUE - DISAPPOINTMENT
  • [02] CYPRUS - CHINA - TOURISM PROTOCOL

  • [01] FM LIMNITIS ISSUE - DISAPPOINTMENT

    Cyprus Foreign Minister Marcos Kyprianou has expressed his disappointment regarding the Turkish Cypriot sides stance on the issue of the opening of Limnitis crossing point.

    Speaking after a meeting he held here Thursday with the Cyprus Greens Party Secretary General Ioanna Panayiotou, Kyprianou noted that the ongoing direct talks between President Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader deal with the major issue of the solution of the Cyprus problem, and if the problem is solved there will be no need for crossing points.

    However, Kyprianou said, it is disappointing that the Turkish Cypriot side despite its commitment to open Limnitis crossing point on March 2008, since then it raises new excuses and new demands not to open the crossing point.

    [02] CYPRUS - CHINA - TOURISM PROTOCOL

    A Protocol on Tourism Cooperation between the Republic of Cyprus and the Peoples Republic of China was signed in Beijing by the Cypriot Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Antonis Paschalides and the Director of Chinas National Tourism Administration, Shao Qiwei.

    The Protocol provides for a closer cooperation on tourism between the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the China National Tourism Administration.

    According to an official announcement, during the meeting that was held before the signature of the Protocol, Paschalides expressed the wish of the Cypriot government to increase the arrivals of Chinese tourists to Cyprus and the two officials discussed specific actions and measures to be taken in the near future in order to achieve this goal. One of these measures is Cyprus participation in Beijings Tourism Exhibition to be held in the Chinese capital in June.


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