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Akinci to visit UK in June

5 April 2016

Mustafa Akinci had a telephone conversation with the UK Minister of State for Europe David Lidington. The minister expressed Britain’s satisfaction and support for the ongoing Cyprus negotiations.

According to a statement released by the President’s Office, Lidington expressed his country’s support for the ongoing Cyprus negotiations.

Stating that President Akinci and his negotiating team are displaying a constructive stance in the talks, Lidington said that the UK is extremely pleased with the progress achieved so far.

The statement said that Akinci had emphasised the importance of Britain’s support for the process.

According to the press release, the two also discussed the details and possible dates for President Akinci’s visit to the UK upon an invitation made by the British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

As has been announced, Akinci’s visit to London is planned to take place shortly after the EU referendum in the UK scheduled to take place on the 23rd June.

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