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SG/SM/7389
11 May 2000

CYPRUS PROXIMITY TALKS POSTPONED

11 May 2000


Press Release
SG/SM/7389


CYPRUS PROXIMITY TALKS POSTPONED

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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary- General Kofi Annan:

In light of the time required for the recovery of Glafkos Clerides following his recent surgery, the proximity talks on Cyprus scheduled for 23 May have been postponed. This was discussed yesterday by Alvaro de Soto with representatives of the parties. The United Nations hopes to discuss dates and location for the resumption of the talks shortly.

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