Bayrak television (31.10.15) broadcast that the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci emphasized that the leaders’ meetings to take place in November will focus mainly on the property issue as they have started working on the criteria of the property issue.
Akinci made the statement upon his return to the occupied area of Cyprus after the leaders talks were concluded on Friday.
Touching upon the meeting with the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades, Akinci said that the talks had been constructive as the two sides were now able to better understand one another.
Referring to the joint statement read out by the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide, Akinci said that the month of November will see intensified negotiations taking place and added that at the end of the month they will be at a much better position at the talks.
“Hopefully we will progress quickly. Today as leaders, we started working on the criteria of the property issue and throughout the month of November we will concentrate on this issue”, he stated.
Upon being asked a question regarding the visit that will be carried out by the US, Germany, Britain and Russia Foreign Ministers to Cyprus next month, Akinci said that his meeting with the Foreign Ministers are nearly determined but a meeting between himself and the Russian Foreign Minister, had for now, not been determined.