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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 01-11-29

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From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] NEWS IN ENGLISH THE VOICE OF GREECE
  • [02] Simitis intervenes for cotton issue
  • [03] Samos hit by bad weather
  • [04] Passaris to be extradited to Greece soon
  • [05] Committee to monitor introduction of Euro to Greece
  • [06] IKA with skeleton staff until Monday
  • [07] Stefanopoulos optimistic over the staging of the Olympic Games of
  • [08] Greece not to participate in cloning programmes

  • [01] NEWS IN ENGLISH THE VOICE OF GREECE

    29/11/2001 1:14:00 μμ

    Simitis intervenes for cotton issue Samos hit by bad weather Passaris to be extradited to Greece soon Committee to monitor introduction of Euro to Greece IKA with skeleton staff until Monday Stefanopoulos optimistic over the staging of the Olympic Games of 2004 Greece not to participate in cloning programmes

    [02] Simitis intervenes for cotton issue

    Following Prime Minister Costas Simitis personal intervention, Greece has reached a satisfactory compromise with the European Union on the cotton issue. Specifically, the European Union has accepted the Greek proposal for this year s cotton production, development that allows cotton growers to achieve a temporary minimum price of 189,5 drachmas per kilo. According to the government, cotton growers will achieve a final price that will be between 270-286 drachmas per kilo The new developments are to be examined at today s meeting due to be held by farmers in Palamas, Karditsa.

    [03] Samos hit by bad weather

    The torrential rain hitting the island of Samos until now has caused extensive damage on the island. Fire Service forces have arrived in the island to offer their help, while according to the National Meteorological Service, adverse weather conditions are to prevail in Eastern mainland, including Attica, the Peleponese, the Aegean islands, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese and Crete.

    [04] Passaris to be extradited to Greece soon

    According to the Justice minister s statements NET, criminal Costas Passaris arrested in Bucharest will be extradited to Greece soon. The Chief of Police stated that Passaris arrest was the result of the persistent effort of the Greek police, while the government expressed its satisfaction over the arrest. From its side, the New Democracy party stated that although it considered as positive Passaris arrest, the government for one more time is in a difficult position.

    [05] Committee to monitor introduction of Euro to Greece

    The government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee that will be monitoring the introduction of the Euro to Greece. Prime minister Costas Simitis said that Greece is ready to accept the Euro.

    [06] IKA with skeleton staff until Monday

    Following the fruitless meeting between the Labour minister and the doctors representatives yesterday, all Social Security Institutes (IKA) will function with skeleton staff until Monday.

    [07] Stefanopoulos optimistic over the staging of the Olympic Games of 2004

    The President of the Republic, Mr. Kostis Stefanopoulos, seemed optimistic on the successful organization of the 2004 Olympics, judging by his statements during his visit to the chair of the Olympic Organizational Committee. Mr. Stefanopoulos was informed by the President and the General directors of "Athens 2004", on the progress of the Olympics' organizing. "A colossal effort is taking place, on a very broad range, which includes details, planning, programming, scheduling", stated Mr. Stefanopoulos characteristically, and appreciated that the effort being made, will continue with at the same pace, with no oversights or relaxation. Thus, I can reassure my beliefs that Greece will hold excellent Olympics".

    [08] Greece not to participate in cloning programmes

    Greece has ratified a binding convention, that it will not participate in any cloning programmes, stated the Minister of Health, Alekos Papadopoulos, after his meeting with the President of the General Confederation of Greek Workers, Christos Polyzogopoulos. However, Mr. Papadopoulos stressed that relevant committees would examine whether or not Greece would participate in cloning programs to be conducted for therapeutic purposes. "There are very harsh questions, what does therapeutic purposes mean, how far does a therapeutic purpose go and with what means", he underlined. "We are waiting for the experts thoughts", he stressed, adding that it is an issue that goes beyond our nation. The Minister of Health pointed out that it is normal for science to evolve, but he stressed that "we need to know the limits of research, so that we do not reach extremes".
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