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EU official discusses here EU Green Line Regulation
2005-02-03 11:45:24

Nicosia, Feb 3 (CNA) -- President of the House of Representatives Demetris Christofias received today Head of the European Commission group for Cyprus Leopold Maurer with whom he discussed the implementation of the EU Green Line Regulation according to which, goods produced in the occupied areas can be sold in the southern government-controlled part of the island and exported through legal ports of entry to the EU.

After the meeting no statements were made. The EU official, on the island for meetings with the Cyprus Government, other officials, Turkish Cypriot (T/C) politicians and UNFICYP representatives, was due meet later today with leader of T/C Peace and Democracy Movement Mustafa Akinci.

Later on Maurer will discuss the Green Line Regulation with representatives of the Cyprus Government and with Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry representatives.

Meanwhile, the EU official held yesterday separate meetings with Turkish Cypriot politicians Mehmet Ali Talat, Serdar Denktash and Huseyin Angolemli, with whom he discussed the Green Line Regulation.

He will leave Cyprus tomorrow morning.

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