Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot leaders meet for talks in UN zone in Nicosia

Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot leaders meet for talks in UN zone in Nicosia

The first of the regularly scheduled face-to-face talks between the Greek Cypriot Leader, Glafcos Clerides, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Rauf Denktash, got underway today in Nicosia, a United Nations spokesman reported in New York.

The talks, which are taking place in the UN Protected Area, are being held in the presence of the Secretary-General's Special Advisor for Cyprus, Alvaro de Soto.

Following their meeting on 16 January, both leaders agreed to meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.