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21 August 2017

1. Foreign Ministry says US set up cable system in framework of strategic cooperation with Washington

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus on Monday issued a press release in regards with a news story published in daily newspaper ``Phileleftheros`` on Sunday (20/8) which claimed that the US have joined forces with the British government in laying underwater cables off Cyprus with the sole purpose of monitoring movements in the Eastern Mediterranean sea.

2. Historical Italian Navy Sailing Ship “Palinuro” to visit Cyprus

The Italian Navy has chosen the port city of Larnaka,  on the south coast of Cyprus, as one of the ports of call for the stunning sailing training ship “Palinuro” in the context of the 53rd Chief Petty Officer training campaign for the cadets of the Italian Navy’s Academy of Taranto.

3. Jetty for large cruise ships under consideration in Paphos

The Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) is promoting plans for a jetty in Paphos and a jetty or marina in Polis Chrysochous.

4. University of Cyprus preparing maritime science, technology, and economy faculty

Rector of the University of Cyprus, Professor Constantinos Christofides, briefed Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Marios Demetriades on plans for the creating of a faculty on maritime science, technology, and economy.

5. Trade deficit in Cyprus increases by 21.25% in the first 5 months of 2017

The trade deficit in Cyprus marked an increase of 21.25% in the first five months of 2017 and from €1.660,3 million it was increased to €2.108,2 million.CNA

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