Cyprus President Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglou met Tuesday in the framework of direct negotiations for the problem of Cyprus, divided since the Turkish invasion of the island in 1974.

The meeting which took place in the United Nations Protected Area of Nicosia, at the Chief of Mission’s residence lasted approximately 30 minutes.

UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus Alexander Downer said that during the meeting, the two leaders exchanged views about the meeting with the SG to take place in Geneva on July 7, as well as various aspects of governance and power sharing.

Thursday, the two leaders’ advisors are schedule to meet, while it is possible that another meeting will take place next week.

The leaders will meet again on 30 June.

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