DISY

AcronymDefinition
DISYDimokratikos Synagermos (Greek: Democratic Rally, Cyprus)
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In Limassol district the new MPs are: Eleni Stavrou for DISY, Georgios Georgiou for AKEL, Panikos Leonidou for DIKO, Eleni Theocharous for Solidarity Movement, Pavlos Mylonas for Citizens' Alliance and Marinos Sizopoulos for EDEK.
In Famagusta district, the new MPs are: from DISY Giorgos Karoullas and Onoufrios Koulla, Nicos Kettiros from AKEL, Anna Theologou from Citizens' Alliance Michalis Giorgallas from Solidarity Movement, and Linos Papayiannis from ELAM.
In Larnaca the new MPs are: Annita Demetriou from DISY, Evanthia Savva from AKEL and Christos Orphanides from DIKO.
The parliamentary seat will probably go to a younger generation DISY footsoldier, Evgenios Hamboullas, who was second line, but with runner-up Christoforos Fokaides appointed Defence Minister earlier this year, Hamboullas has moved up one place and could be the newcomer MP.
Director General of the DISY party takes over as Director of the Office of the President.
The appointments have also vacated six parliamentary seats for the ruling DISY, with MP and respected theologian replacing Foreign Minister Kasoulides in the European Parliament for the remainder of the current term.
To be more precise, the bastardisation of DISY policy began in autumn 1992, while Clerides was still the leader.
Among them was Triantafyllides' late father, Michalakis, an attorney-general whom former DISY deputy Dinos Lordos had once wisely dismissed as one of the many who had built personal careers on the perpetuations of the Cyprus problem.
Christofias, who has had been keeping a low profile recently, was responding to a statement by DISY criticising his reference to the government in a Wednesday speech at an event marking the 42nd anniversary of the Turkish invasion.
DISY shot back with a harsh statement, saying that for Christofias to ask others for a 'mea culpa' -- Latin for 'my mistake' -- was the "most provocative farce".
We believe that introducing this measure, which enjoys massive popular support, will revive interest in participating in elections," the DISY MP said.
The proposals, he added, are now before parliament, and DISY hopes for the cooperation of the rest of the parliamentary parties to overcome the anticipated technical issues that will arise.