Building a functional federal state and financing the property settlement of the Cyprus problem have become matters of priority in the peace talks. The two leaders, Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci have clearly indicated their purpose in the communique issued after their July 10 meeting.
“In today’s global economic climate it is essential that a functional, federal Cyprus is finanecially viable and committed to capitalising on the economic opportunities that will open up as a result of reaching a final settlement. This will be done in close cooperation with the relevant international financial institutions,” the leaders said in a joint statement.
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