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UN Envoy to Brief UNSG Kofi Annan on Cyprus
2003-02-05 12:13:18

Nicosia, Feb 5 (CNA) - The UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Cyprus Alvaro de Soto will travel to New York next week to inform UN chief Kofi Annan on the latest developments on Cyprus.

UN envoy to brief Annan in New York on Cyprus Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash will meet again on February 7 and 10 within the framework of the UN-led direct talks on Cyprus.

CNA has learned that after the meeting on February 10, de Soto will leave for New York to brief Annan. Next Wednesday there will not be a meeting within the framework of the direct talks because of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifices. The next meeting will take place on February 14 in de Soto's presence.|

Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37 percent of its territory.

CNA/MM/KN/EC/RG/2003
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY

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