Cyprus president thanks public for banks response

Cyprus president Nicos Anstasiades has tweeted his thanks to the Cypriot people who he says have acted with "maturity and collectedness" as the country's banks reopened after being closed for almost two weeks, amid the country's financial crisis:

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I would like to thank the Cypriot people for their maturity and collectedness shown in their interactions with the Cypriot Banks #Cyprus

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