CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 05/07/2018 12:59

Security the most important element after Cyprus solution, President says

The ability of a state to provide security to its citizens is the element which will contribute to the smooth functioning of the state the day after a solution, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said. President Anastasiades also said he would express his determination to resume the Cyprus talks to the UN envoy Jane Hall Lute. Furthermore, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou expressed hope that Lute’s contacts and deliberations will make it possible for the negotiations to resume. Meanwhile, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar reiterated that any sustainable solution to the Cyprus problem has to come from both leaders as well as from Cypriots themselves.

Fiscal repercussions from Coop deal manageable, FinMin assures MPs

Any fiscal repercussions from state guarantees in Coop deal are absolutely manageable, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades has reiterated, on Wednesday, addressing lawmakers.

Cyprus and France cooperate to combat organised financial crime

Cyprus and France have signed a joint cooperation communique for combatting organised financial crime in the context of a seminar, hosted in Nicosia, entitled Financial and Stock Exchange Delinquency.

Greece turning a page, Centeno and Moscovici tell EP

Greece and the Greek people are turning a page following the conclusion of the third economic adjustment programme, Eurogroup President, Mario Centeno, and EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said today.

UN Committee praises Cyprus’ progress in combatting discrimination against women

The progress Cyprus has made in the direction of combatting discrimination against women was praised by the members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, in the framework of its 70th session, which is taking place at the UN Offices in Geneva.

Statistics: Registered unemployed drop, building permits up

The number of registered unemployed recorded an annual drop of 22.1% in June this year, compared to June last year, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service. It also said that the number of building permits issued this April compared to last April was up by 14.4%.

Lidl Cyprus stops selling disposable plastics by end 2019

Lidl Cyprus has announced that by the end of 2019 it will stop selling disposable plastics such as straws, cups and plates, cutlery and cotton buds in all its 17 stores operating in Cyprus.

Katerina Foukara and Arsenti Lysenkov: When art meets recycling

Young artists with concerns and a thirst for exploring – artistically and environmentally. Katerina Foukara and Arsenti Lysenkov married both their art and their concern for the environment, and their art met recycling.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 05/07/2018 12:59

Security the most important element after Cyprus solution, President says

The ability of a state to provide security to its citizens is the element which will contribute to the smooth functioning of the state the day after a solution, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said. President Anastasiades also said he would express his determination to resume the Cyprus talks to the UN envoy Jane Hall Lute. Furthermore, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou expressed hope that Lute’s contacts and deliberations will make it possible for the negotiations to resume. Meanwhile, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar reiterated that any sustainable solution to the Cyprus problem has to come from both leaders as well as from Cypriots themselves.

Fiscal repercussions from Coop deal manageable, FinMin assures MPs

Any fiscal repercussions from state guarantees in Coop deal are absolutely manageable, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades has reiterated, on Wednesday, addressing lawmakers.

Cyprus and France cooperate to combat organised financial crime

Cyprus and France have signed a joint cooperation communique for combatting organised financial crime in the context of a seminar, hosted in Nicosia, entitled Financial and Stock Exchange Delinquency.

Greece turning a page, Centeno and Moscovici tell EP

Greece and the Greek people are turning a page following the conclusion of the third economic adjustment programme, Eurogroup President, Mario Centeno, and EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said today.

UN Committee praises Cyprus’ progress in combatting discrimination against women

The progress Cyprus has made in the direction of combatting discrimination against women was praised by the members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, in the framework of its 70th session, which is taking place at the UN Offices in Geneva.

Statistics: Registered unemployed drop, building permits up

The number of registered unemployed recorded an annual drop of 22.1% in June this year, compared to June last year, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service. It also said that the number of building permits issued this April compared to last April was up by 14.4%.

Lidl Cyprus stops selling disposable plastics by end 2019

Lidl Cyprus has announced that by the end of 2019 it will stop selling disposable plastics such as straws, cups and plates, cutlery and cotton buds in all its 17 stores operating in Cyprus.

Katerina Foukara and Arsenti Lysenkov: When art meets recycling

Young artists with concerns and a thirst for exploring – artistically and environmentally. Katerina Foukara and Arsenti Lysenkov married both their art and their concern for the environment, and their art met recycling.

Source: Cyprus News Agency