|LEADERS – TALKS|
|President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet on Wednesday in the framework of the UN-backed direct negotiations for a solution to the Cyprus problem.
The meeting will be held at the residence of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus, Liza Buttenheim, in the UN-protected area of Nicosia Airport.
During their working dinner on 14 April, President of the Republic Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu discussed ways to move the negotiations for a Cyprus settlement.
UN Special Adviser of the Secretary-General for Cyprus, Alexander Downer told reporters after the dinner that he discussed with them about their meeting in June with the UN Secretary General.
UN-backed direct negotiations for a solution to the Cyprus problem began in September 2008. Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded and occupied its northern third.