Feb 15, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120470
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today president new elect cypriots greek in voting began morning today cypriots greek -- irna 15,.feb athens, .term five-year a for president new the elect to round second the and clerides glafcos president incumbent between choose to are they .iacovou georgeo minister foreign former opinion said "megachannel" television private greek athens, in was party, rally democratic the by backed clerides, that showed polls .again re-elected be to expected supported iacovou, sunday, last round inconclusive first the in a gained ,(diko) party democratic centre-right and akel communist by . percent 40,05 clerides' against votes percent 40,66 of lead slight five the of out four that out pointed however megachannel, round, second the to it make to failed who candidates, presidential .clerides back would they that declared bigh a won which lyssarides vassos by led party, edek socialist but its asked has round, first the in vote the of percent 10,6 of share .will at vote to supporters 00.07 at began cypriots greek registered 732.446 the among voting and (gmt 00:15) .m.p 00:17 at end will and (gmt 00.05) time local .m.a .tonight (gmt 00:21) .m.p 00:23 by announced be will result final the polling 1000 over at place taking is mandatory, is which voting, of areas controlled government the of districts five all in stations .reported .a.n.c agency news cypriot republic, the supporters his of group a told clerides, vote, his casting after exercise you see i when optimistic am i" station polling the outside ."respect and dignity with vote of right your of elections" as described he what in vote to people the urged he ."significance great .cypriots turkish the to friendship of message a extended clerides the covering are who reporters, cypriot turkish assured he just, a for us, of all work shall and work to have we" that election, ."problem our of solution workable and viable is he said iacovou, vote, his casting after statements in to look and citizens all and people cypriot the trust i".optimistic ."optimism great with future the nk/rr end