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Cyprus News Agency: News in English (PM), 00-08-01

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <>


  • [01] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [02] Party leaders - British High Commissioner
  • [03] House President - New Israeli President - Congratulations
  • [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [05] Turkish Cypriot leader - Alvaro de Soto
  • [06] Cyprus - Bulgaria - Agreement
  • [07] Cyprus - Greece - Defence
  • [08] De Soto - Statements

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    Cyprus Stock Exchange

    Nicosia, Aug 1 (CNA) -- The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows:

    CSE General Index                         407.00 ( -0.04)
    Traded Value            CYP 29,436,494
    Sectural Indices
    Banks                   CYP  2,074,717    514.03  (-0.31)
    Approved Investment
    Companies               CYP  5,505,456    280.84  (-0.53)
    Insurance Companies     CYP    933,251    283.56  (-0.22)
    Manufacturing Companies CYP  4,144,125    143.22  ( 0.17)
    Tourism Companies       CYP  2,504,148    344.53  ( 1.07)
    Trading Companies       CYP  4,608,410    147.96  (-0.68)
    Other Companies         CYP  8,792,757    424.98  ( 0.48)
    Offshore Companies                        105.00  ( 0.00)
    The third column presents the percentage variation of the indices as compared to the last meeting.



    [02] Party leaders - British High Commissioner

    by Myria Antoniadou Geneva, Aug 1 (CNA) -- Social Democrats leader Vassos Lyssarides and United Democrats leader George Vassiliou, accompanying President Glafcos Clerides to Geneva for UN-led proximity talks, had separate meetings today with British High Commissioner to Cyprus Edward Clay.

    Speaking to the press, Lyssarides stressed that only if UN Secretary General's Special adviser on Cyprus defines the framework of the next round of talks can the current round lead to a new one. On his part Vassiliou said he expressed to the High Commissioner his dissatisfaction with the lack of any substantive negotiations.



    [03] House President - New Israeli President - Congratulations

    Nicosia, Aug 1 (CNA) -- President of the House of Representatives Spyros Kyprianou has sent a congratulatory telegram to the new President of Israel Moshe Katsav, expressing confidence that during his presidency relations between the two countries will be strengthened.

    In his message Kyprianou congratulates Israel's new President on his election and wishes him "every success in his task".

    CNA GG/MM/2000

    [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Aug 1 (CNA) -- Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are:
    Temperatures (degrees Celcius)
    Station               Maximum     Minimum       Weather
                                            (At 1200 UTC)
    Nicosia                  36         23             FINE
    Larnaca                  33         24             FINE
    Limassol                 33         22             FINE
    Paphos                   30         20             FINE



    [05] Turkish Cypriot leader - Alvaro de Soto

    Geneva, Aug 1 (CNA)-- Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash and UN Secretary General's Special Adviser for Cyprus Alvaro de Soto had an hour-long meeting today in the framework of on-going UN-led proximity talks.

    Denktash said he would meet with the UN official again tomorrow, but refrained from making any other statements to the press.



    [06] Cyprus - Bulgaria - Agreement

    Nicosia, Aug 1 (CNA) -- Cyprus and Bulgaria have initialled a new agreement for the avoidance of double taxation which is to be signed in September.

    The Bulgarian Parliament anulled in May 2000 the previous agreement existing since 1986.

    CNA GG/ΜΜ/2000


    [07] Cyprus - Greece - Defence

    Athens, Aug 1 (CNA) -- The improvement of Greco-Turkish relations depends on Turkey's contribution to a just solution of the Cyprus question, Greek Defence Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos has said, stressing that the European Union expects Ankara to make concessions on Cyprus.

    Cyprus Defence Minister Socrates Hasikos said the effort to maintain the country's defences is continuous, even if peace talks are taking place.

    CNA KI/MM/MCH/2000

    [08] De Soto - Statements

    by Myria Antoniadou Geneva, Aug 1 (CNA) -- UN Secretary General's Special Adviser for Cyprus Alvaro de Soto considers that there is an agreement for the continuation of proximity talks on 12 September in New York and that no formula is needed for the process to move forward.

    Speaking shortly before his meeting here today with Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash, the UN official also said the substance of the Cyprus problem was discussed, which, as he noted, unavoidably leads to discussion of details.


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