Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 00-10-24
From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>
Τρίτη, 24 Οκτώβριος 2000
-  UN Secretary General's Special Advisor arrives in Cyprus for
 UN Secretary General's Special Advisor arrives in Cyprus for
The President of the Republic Mr Glafcos Clerides had a working breakfast
yesterday with the UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Cyprus Mr
Alvaro de Soto, who arrived on the island for talks.
In a statement to the press after the meeting, the Government Spokesman Mr
Michalis Papapetrou said that during the meeting President Clerides and Mr
de Soto reviewed the present situation of the Cyprus problem, in view of
the fifth round of proximity talks, to be held in Geneva from 1-10 November
Later in the day, President Clerides presided over a meeting of the
National Council, which comprises party leaders and representatives and is
the top advisory body to the President on the Cyprus question.
"The National Council studied the latest developments and discussed
concerns in view of the preparations for the next round of talks in Geneva",
Mr Papapetrou stated after the meeting.
The Government Spokesman also said that the political party leaders would
be present in Geneva when the talks resume.
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