UN: Cyprus reunification talks to resume

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus have agreed to restart peace talks in a bid to reunify the island. The election of a moderate leftist Turkish Cypriot has raised hopes of a breakthrough after 40 years of division.

A United Nations envoy said the leaders planned to resume the stalled talks on Friday May 15, seizing a “unique opportunity” for peace on an island that’s been divided along ethnic lines since 1974.

Diplomat Espen Barth Eide made the announcement after hosting a dinner between Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and newly-elected Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci.

qatar airways

“They agreed it was important to use the momentum created and opportunity to move forward without delay,” Eide told journalists in the capital Nicosia.
Read the full text news in resource site…
Source News: DW