Press Releases

    SG/SM/8031
    20 November 2001

    GREEK, TURKISH CYPRIOT LEADERS TO MEET 4 DECEMBER; SECRETARY-GENERAL HOPES MEETING WILL MOVE PROCESS FORWARD

    NEW YORK, 19 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General is pleased that the Greek Cypriot leader, H.E. Mr. Glafcos Clerides, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, H.E. Mr. Rauf Denktash, have now agreed to meet in Cyprus on 4 December 2001. Alvaro de Soto, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus, will be present at the meeting. The Secretary-General hopes this meeting will move the process forward.

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