Cypriot leaders agree on Lokmaci border crossing open

President Mehmet Ali Talat of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias agreed Friday to open Lokmaci border crossing in Lefkosa to mutual passages soon.

Cypriot leaders agree on Lokmaci border crossing open

Technical committees and working groups will be set up, Michael Moeller, the chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Mission and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Cyprus, told reporters after Talat-Christofias meeting at his residence in the buffer zone.

They also agreed Friday to start comprehensive talks after 3 months within the scope of the good-will mission of the United Nations.

The meeting took place at the residence of Michael Moeller, the chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Mission and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Cyprus in the buffer zone.

Talat said they targeted a comprehensive solution in the shortest time.

Christofias in his part said, "we hope that we, two old friends, will not turn into enemies at the end of the talks."

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