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UN SG’s Special Adviser in Athens on November 5

UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide

UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide will be meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Greek Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Evangelos Venizelos, in Athens, on November 5.

A UN press release says that Eide has completed his one day visit to Ankara where he met with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Undersecretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Feridun Sinirlioğlu and is scheduled to be in Athens next Wednesday.

Eide will be meeting in Athens, at 18.00, with Antonis Samaras and Evangelos Venizelos.

On November 6 and 7 Eide will be in Cyprus where he will have separate meetings with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu.

Turkish seismic exploration vessel `Barbaros` entered Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The move comes a few days after Turkey issued a maritime order (NAVTEX) for the area. This prompted President Nicos Anastasiades to suspend his participation in the UN backed negotiations which aim to reunify the island under a federal roof.


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