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Leaders meeting postponed as Eide visit announced

UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide

The meeting of the two Cypriot leaders, scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed, the UN said on Friday, announcing a visit to the island by newly-appointed Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide next week.

A statement from the UN said Eide would be on the island from September 5 to 8.

The UN said that from September 2-4 Eide would be in New York for consultations with the UN Secretary-General and other senior UN officials including.

“Lisa Buttenheim. As a consequence, the United Nations has requested a short postponement of the leaders meeting currently scheduled for September 2. During his visit to the island, the SASG will consult with the leaders on an appropriate date for their September meeting,” the statement said.



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