Press Releases, 6/16/2009
Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb to meet the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mehmet Ali Talat
Press release 165/2009
16 June, 2009
Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mehmet Ali Talat will meet in Helsinki on 17 June.
The topic of discussion during their business lunch will be the ongoing reunification negotiations of Cyprus, where Talat is acting as the chief negotiator for the Turkish Cypriot community of the Republic of Cyprus. The primary purpose of the discussions is to get an update of the views of the Turkish Cypriot community of the present phase of the negotiation process.
In addition to Stubb, Talat will also have bilateral meetings with other Finnish sectors well acquainted with the Cyprus question.
Additional information: Press Attaché to the Foreign Minister Juha Kirstilä, tel. +358 40 552 8200, Director Christina Harttila, Unit for Central, Western and Southern Europe, tel. +358 9 1605 5327, and Project Assistant Pasi Sammallahti, tel. +358 9 1605 5095