Leaders announce opening of Lefca – Aplici and Deryneia crossing points (1)

Leaders announce opening of Lefca – Aplici and Deryneia crossing points (1)

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have announced a series of Confidence Building Measures including the opening of the Lefca – Aplici and Dereneia crossing points.

As UN SG`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide said after the conclusion of the second meeting between the two leaders, on Thursday, they also made a joint appeal on the “crucial humanitarian issue of missing persons”.

Apart from the opening of the two crossing points the CBMs include looking into the interconnection of the electricity grids, the interoperability of mobile telephones the prevention of radio frequency interferences and the establishment of a gender equality technical committee.

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