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UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

National News // By Mark // Jan. 12, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson is expected in Geneva today, hoping to clinch an agreement in the Cyprus peace talks.

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The UK is one of the countries which guarantee Cyprus independence under the 1960 Zurich agreement.

There’s hope a deal could be possible after decades of failures. The UK is offering to give up half of its sovereign territory on the island if a deal can be struck.

It’s thought the UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan are on stand-by to travel to Geneva if it’s thought their presence could help seal a deal.

 

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