CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 10/01/2019 12:14

President stresses the need Turkey to show goodwill so as to achieve permanent peace in Cyprus

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has stressed, in remarks with his Slovenian Counterpart Borut Pahor, that Turkey should show goodwill and sincere desire, so that a permanent and lasting peace in Cyprus is achieved, to the benefit of relations with Ankara, and the promotion of peace and stability in the broader region. In the evening, Pahor hosted an official dinner in President Anastasiades honour.

FMs of Cyprus and Slovenia discuss further enhancement of two countries relations

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and Slovenia Nikos Christodoulides and Miro Cerar discussed on Wednesday in Ljubljana about the further enhancement of the two countries’ relations both at the bilateral and the European level, during a private meeting they had.

Trilateral Meeting of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt on diaspora issues takes place in Cairo

A Trilateral Meeting of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt on diaspora issues takes place on Thursday in Cairo. The meeting will be attended by Cyprus Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou, Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs responsible for Greeks abroad Terens Quick and Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram. Photiou and Quick met on Wednesday in Nicosia ahead of the trilateral meeting in Cairo, and stressed the importance of establishing trilateral cooperation mechanisms on the diaspora.

GUE/NGL MEPs visit the Green Line in Nicosia

Members of the European United Left – Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) in the European Parliament visited on Wednesday the green line in Nicosia, accompanied by AKEL MP Giorgos Loukaides and the party’s MEPs Takis Hadjigeorgiou and Neoclis Sylikiotis.

Cyprus external trade deficit for the period of January-November drops by 13.5%

Cyprus’ external trade deficit for the period of January-November 2018 declined by 13.5% compared with the respective period of 2017 due to a spike in exports, according to provisional data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat).

Source: Cyprus News Agency