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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 11-03-27

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


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  • [01] PRESIDENT - ERDOGAN - AKKUYU - NUCLEAR PLANT
  • [02] CYPRUS - SUMMER TIME

  • [01] PRESIDENT - ERDOGAN - AKKUYU - NUCLEAR PLANT

    President of the Republic Demetris Christofias has called on the Turkish leadership to realize that seismological areas are not suitable for constructing nuclear plants.

    Speaking at an event organized on Saturday at the Presidential Palace to celebrate the Earth Hour, President Christofias stressed that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan must get the message ``that seismologically active areas are not suitable for the construction of a nuclear plant.

    Referring to Ankaras plans to construct a nuclear plant in Akkuyu in the Turkish southern province of Mersin, President said that Cyprus positions were presented by him at the European Council in Brussels, adding that Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou as well as other EU Prime Ministers and Presidents also expressed their concerns on this issue.

    The President also spoke about the government`s environmental policy, referring to the projects undertaken for waste reduction and for promoting recycling, as well as the actions to address climate changes. He also referred to the development of renewable energy sources.

    President Christofias pointed out that ``the development of renewable energy sources in Cyprus is on a very good track``

    [02] CYPRUS - SUMMER TIME

    Summer time began on Sunday in Cyprus as in all European Union countries.

    At 0300 local time (0100 GMT) clocks were set one hour forward. Summer time ends on October 30, 2011.


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