Delegations from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and Greek Cypriot administration would convene on Tuesday to make preliminary preparations for the meeting of TRNC President Mehmet Ali Talat and his Greek Cypriot counterpart Demetris Christofias on Friday, July 25th.
Talat's meeting with Christofias would take place at the residence of Taye-Brook Zerihoun, special representative of the UN Secretary-General and chief of UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, in the buffer zone.
Talat's envoy Ozdil Nami and Greek Cypriot envoy George Iacovou would meet on Tuesday to shape Friday's meeting of Cypriot leaders.
New process that began on march 21st
TRNC's President Talat and his Greek Cypriot counterpart Christofias met on March 21st, 2008 and agreed on establishing several working groups and technical committees.
The two leaders had agreed on evaluating the efforts of the working groups and committees after three months. Talat and Christofias met again on July 1st, 2008.
On July 1st, Talat and Christofias discussed many issues including "single sovereignty and single citizenship". The two Cypriot leaders agreed to meet on July 25th in order to go over the works of the groups and committees.
Talat and Christofias are expected to announce the beginning of negotiations in September during their meeting on Friday.