'UN wants Lokmaci Gate opened by end of March'

President Mehmet Ali Talat of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said Monday the opening date of Lokmaci Gate has not been set yet, however UN wants this date to be around March 31st.

'UN wants Lokmaci Gate opened by end of March'
Talat told reporters that EU Commissioner for enlargement Olli Rehn may attend the opening ceremony of Lokmaci Gate.

It is necessary to cooperate with all segments of the society when substantial negotiations of Cyprus question take start, Talat said. "The target is total peace and solution. However, the two leaders alone cannot reach this target; it concerns all segments of the society."

Meanwhile, technical preparations are under way for opening of Lokmaci Gate. Turkish Cypriot Peace Forces Command will have a meeting with UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Monday to determine that the region was completely cleared from explosives.

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