Leaders to walk the old town of Nicosia

Leaders to walk the old town of Nicosia (updated)

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Saturday will take a walk together in the old town of Nicosia, as part of renewed efforts to end the decades-old division of the island.

The stroll, which includes both sides of the divide, is scheduled for 11am, the government spokesman said.

Akinci’s office said he will welcome Anastasiades at the Ledra Street crossing and after a short walk in the north they will have a coffee.

The leaders will then cross south and walk down Ledra Street before stopping for another beverage.

The two men will spend around 45 minutes on each side…………

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