Negotiations which have been continuing to find a solution to Cyprus problem have resumed after 7 months today.
President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades met at 10:00 am in the buffer zone at UN Good Mission Office. Negotiator Ozdil Nami, Foreign Ministry under-secretary Erhan Ercin, spokesperson Burcu Baris and 3. Secretary Sertaç Güven have taken place in the negotiation team.
Leaders are expected to revise the issues and decide the structure and frequency of negotiations.
Cyprus negotiations which resumed in 2008 after the Annan plan continued until 2014 except some short brakes due to elections of the sides. Negotiations were suspended last year by South Cyprus which started natural gas drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean and disturbed by Turkey’s starting natural gas exploration on behalf of the TRNC.