CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 03/12/2018 18:15

?erms of reference could be agreed in a short time, Spokesman says

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Monday that terms of reference which will pave the way for the resumption of settlement talks could be agreed in a short time, adding that things for the Greek Cypriot side are pretty clear and it does not want to waste any time.Speaking to the press at the Presidential Palace the Spokesman said that if the Turkish side shows the political will to negotiate within UNSGs framework, then we could agree on the terms the soonest.

King of Jordan satisfied with trilateral cooperation between Cyprus, Jordan and Greece

King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan has expressed satisfaction with the trilateral cooperation developed between Cyprus, Jordan and Greece. Receiving the credentials of the new Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Dr. Andreas P. Kouzoupis, the King of Jordan also expressed his country’s will to further enhance economic and commercial ties between Cyprus and Jordan.

Turkish violations of rights of enclaved Greek Cypriots not limited to a few hundred, Nicosia says

Violations of the property rights of enclaved Greek Cypriots living in the Karpas peninsula, in the Turkish-occupied northeastern tip of Cyprus, are not limited to the few hundred persons that remain there, says Nicosia, noting that the number of enclaved after the 1974 Turkish invasion was some 20,000.

IMF: Cyprus recovering strongly, banking sector still faces one of the highest NPLs ratio in Europe

As Cyprus is recovering strongly following the financial crisis of 2012� 13, its banking sector still faces one of the highest non-performing loan ratios in Europe, the IMF said. It called for steadfast implementation of the amended legislative framework on foreclosure, insolvency, sale of loans, and securitization. The remarks were made by the International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board which concluded Article IV consultation with Cyprus on November 28.

Finance Minister reiterates governments commitment to credible public finances

“The Eurogroup will now have the opportunity to be informed about the course of the Cypriot economy, almost two years after our exit from the MoU,” Finance Minister Haris Georgiades said entering todays Eurogroup meeting in Brussels. The minister stressed that he will reiterate the governments commitment to credible fiscal policy to his counterparts.

Source: Cyprus News Agency