Cyprus president cuts own salary by 25%: Aide

NICOSIA (AFP) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has decided to cut his own salary by 25 per cent, while cabinet members will take a 20 per cent reduction, a presidential aide said on Thursday.

The president "has already authorised the accountant general to reduce his own salary by 25 per cent", undersecretary to the president Constantinos Petrides told reporters.

Both Mr Anastasiades and the cabinet are also renouncing the 13th month salary to which they are entitled.