Papadopoulos assures Annan about G/C determination
Nicosia, Feb 26 (CNA) -- Cyprus President-elect, Tassos Papadopoulos,
assured here today UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan about the Greek
Cypriot side's determination to hold talks for a comprehensive settlement to
the Cyprus problem with a "constructive and flexible attitude".
Speaking to reporters at his office, following his meeting with Annan at the UN-controlled buffer zone in Nicosia, Papadopoulos said the UN Secretary- General wants to become personally involved in the current stages of the Cyprus problem, hoping his presence and personal contribution will push forward the talks.
He added that the Secretary-General had expressed his strong wish to maintain the timeframe for a solution.|
On his arrival earlier Wednesday, the UN Secretary-General said he prayed the leaders in Cyprus would come to an agreement in the coming few days on the Cyprus problem but not later than a week.
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY