Cyprus governor 'will not resign' despite political pressure

Central Bank of Cyprus, Nicosia
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Chrystalla Georghadji will not resign as governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, she announced last night, despite pressure from the government over a perceived "conflict of interest".

Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades has asked the country's attorney general to examine Georghadji, on the basis that her husband, a lawyer, represents an investor in the failed Laiki Bank who is involved in a legal dispute with the state.

There is a hint of déjà vu about the situation. Former governor Panicos

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