CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 10/05/2018 13:38

Presidents of Cyprus and Serbia discuss Cyprus problem, Turkish provocations in EEZ, EU-Serbia relations

The latest developments in the Cyprus problem and the Turkish provocations in Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), EU-Serbia relations, as well as issues related to the forthcoming European Council summit for the Western Balkans were among the issues discussed on Thursday, during the talks which delegations of Cyprus and Serbia had in Belgrade, where Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is paying an official visit.

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations holds meetings in Cyprus

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita is holding meetings in Cyprus, where he arrived on Wednesday for a three-day visit, to review the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and the ongoing progress in the implementation of the recommendations of the Security Council-mandated strategic review of the Mission.

Cyprus, Greece and Lebanon to hold first informal trilateral meeting on diaspora issues on Thursday in Beirut

The first informal trilateral meetng among Cyprus, Greece and Lebanon is taking place on Thursday in Beirut, with a view to lay the foundation for their cooperation on diaspora issues.

Cohen vows to work towards preserving UNFICYP

Jonathan Cohen, the nominated Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the UN, vowed to preserve the UN Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), a peace keeping operation established since the 1964 intercommunal strife in Cyprus.

EBRD more upbeat for Cyprus’ growth rate in 2018

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development revised significantly its projection for Cyprus’ growth rate this year, in the context of a wider upward revision of its forecasts for the EBRD regions.

Cyprus celebrates Europe Day while contributing to the Union’s objectives, Spokesman says

As an EU member state, the Republic of Cyprus celebrated with the rest of the European family the vision of European integration and contributes in a substantial way towards this goal, as well as towards the fulfillment of the Union’s objectives, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou says.

Cyprus lends support to French initiative for a global environment pact

Cyprus supports a new French initiative to create a global environment pact, Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis assured the Ambassador of France in Cyprus Rene Troccaz.

Cyprus’ trade deficit reaches 834 million in the first two months of 2018

Cyprus trade deficit in the first two months of 2018 increased by Euros 22 million to Euros 834 million compared with the respective period of last year, as imports outweighed exports, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Car sales jump by 24% in the first four months of 2018

Motor vehicle registration in Cyprus jumped by 24% in the first months of 2018, compared with the respective period of 2017, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Source: Cyprus News Agency