New York talks said to determine developments at Cyprus crossing points

New York talks said to determine developments at Cyprus crossing points

According to a well-informed source who spoke to the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), there will be very important New York talks that will determine developments on crossing points at Dherynia and Lefka.

Discussions are to be held during the separate meetings among the UN Secretary General, António Guterres with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, on September 28 and with the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, on September 29.  “Any decisions on this issue”, CNA reads, “will be taken at the leaders’ level on the basis of these deliberations.”

As regards the Dherynia crossing point, in the Famagusta district, the CNA source spoke of the manned Turkish military post which has not been removed from the area. The person who talked to the Cypriot news agency also underlined that the “Turkish Cypriot side has not completed the technical works that need to be done” at the Lefka crossing in order to be have it ready and open it. That crossing point is situated in the north west part of Cyprus.

The source noted that “Everything will depend on the meetings in New York”…. / IBNA