UN envoy satisfied with intensified Cyprus reunification talks

UN Special Envoy for Cyprus Alexander Downer said on Tuesday (January 12th) that he is satisfied with intensified talks on reunification that began this week between Cypriot President Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat.

“We are happy with the way the two leaders are conducting the negotiations,” Downer told reporters after a second marathon meeting between the two leaders, who spent 15 hours in discussions regarding governance and power sharing over the past two days. They meet again Wednesday before breaking until January 25th.

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