G/C and T/C parties stress necessity to strengthen contacts
Nicosia, Mar 9 (CNA) -- Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties underlined here today the necessity for strengthening the contacts among them and their politicians, in order to achieve a solution to the Cyprus issue on the basis of the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's plan for a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem.
Party leaders or representatives from both communities met today at the Ledra Palace Hotel situated in the UN-controlled buffer zone in the divided capital Nicosia. The meetings are organised by the Slovak Embassy in Cyprus.
A press communique issued after the meeting said they exchanged views on the impact of the "elections" held last month in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus "on the peace process in Cyprus".
It added that they ''reiterated once more the necessity of strengthening of the contacts among the politicians and the political parties and aim to achieve the main objective which is the reunification of the island on the basis of the Annan plan''.
Their next meeting will be held on April 20.