Swedish FM to meet Turkish, Greek Cyprus leaders

The Swedish minister of European affairs will visit Cyprus on October 20.

Swedish FM to meet Turkish, Greek Cyprus leaders

The Swedish minister of European affairs will visit Cyprus on October 20.

Swedish minister Cecilia Malmstrom will meet President Mehmet Ali Talat of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias and Greek Cypriot foreign minister Marcos Kyprianou.

"The EU is at an important stage in settlement of Cyprus problem, and parties are also exerting great efforts," Malmstrom told a press conference in the Swedish capital of Stockholm.

Malmstrom said she would reaffirm EU's support for settlement of the Cyprus issue during her talks in Cyprus.

She also said that Sweden attached great importance to resolution of the issue during its EU presidency.

Sweden will hold the rotating presidency of the union till the beginning of 2010.


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