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03/18/2013 11:04 am ET Updated May 18, 2013

Cyprus To Shut Down Banks Tuesday And Wednesday: Government Source

NICOSIA, March 18 (Reuters) - Banks in Cyprus will be shut on Tuesday and Wednesday pending a decision by parliament to approve a levy on bank depositors, a government source told Reuters.

"Tuesday and Wednesday are bank holidays," the source said. A decree will be released shortly from the Finance Ministry to this effect, he said.

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