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Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 98-10-29

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From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>

News Update

Thursday, 29/10/98


CONTENTS

  • [01] New Ambassadors of Spain and Thailand present credentials
  • [02] Cyprus signs Double - Taxation Agreement with Thailand
  • [03] Cyprus and Egypt ratify agreement for the extradition of fugitives


[01] New Ambassadors of Spain and Thailand present credentials

Spain believes that Cypru's accession to the European Union "will be an element of stability and development to the country", Spain's new Ambassador to Cyprus, Mariano Garcia Munoz, stated yesterday.

Presenting his credentials to President Glafcos Clerides at a formal ceremony at the Presidential palace, Ambassador Munoz pointed out that his government has always supported Cyprus' unconditional accession to the EU.

He also stressed that his country is following with great attention the Cyprus government's efforts to find a solution to the political problem noting that it fully supports the United Nations resolutions as a means of achieving it.

Also presenting his credentials to President Clerides yesterday, the new Ambassador of Thailand Mr Somboon Sangiambut referred to the excellent relations that exist between Cyprus and Thailand in the fields of politics, economy and culture. He also expressed the wish to strengthen even further the friendly relationship, good understanding and close co-operation that already exist between the two countries and their people.

[02] Cyprus signs Double - Taxation Agreement with Thailand

Cyprus and Thailand have signed an agreement on the avoidance of Double Taxation between the two countries.

The agreement was signed yesterday by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Alecos Shambos and the new Thailand Ambassador to Cyprus, Mr Somboon Sangiambut.

[03] Cyprus and Egypt ratify agreement for the extradition of fugitives

The Cyprus Minister of Justice and Public Order Mr Nicos Koshis and the Ambassador of Egypt Mr Mohamed Fadel El Kadi have exchanged documents for the ratification of an agreement for the extradition of fugitives, which had been signed between the two countries in March 1996.

The agreement aims at strengthening legal co-operation between the two countries and especially at combating organised crime and administering justice.


From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/


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