Turkish, Greek Cyprus exchange property proposals

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders exchanged proposals on "property" chapter in their 19th meeting, a senior UN official said.

Turkish, Greek Cyprus exchange property proposals
Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders exchanged proposals on "property" chapter in their 19th meeting held within the scope of Cyprus reunification talks, a senior UN official said on Thursday.

President Mehmet Ali Talat of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias met in Lefkosa's buffer zone.

Leaders did not speak to media after their meeting, however, UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Cyprus, Alexander Downer, said that Talat and Christofias discussed "property" issue and exchanged their proposals on it.

Talat and Christofias would continue talks on February 19, he said.

Extensive talks

Cyprus talks, which was interrupted when Greek Cypriots rejected a UN plan (Annan plan for solution of the Cyprus issue) in the twin referendums held on April 24, resumed in September 11 following the victory of Demetris Christofias, AKEL Chairman, in the presidential election held in Greek Cypriot part of the island.

Following a four year halt in negotiations, Turkish Cypriot President Talat and Greek Cypriot leader Christofias got together on September 3 to shape the procedure of extensive talks.

Extensive talks began on September 11 under the "administration and power sharing" topic.

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