The leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities have agreed in principle on the issues of single sovereignty and citizenship during a meeting July 1 as part of United Nations-backed discussions on the possible reunification of Cyprus. Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat met in Nicosia ?in a positive and cooperate atmosphere? and began a first review of the working groups and technical committees, according to a joint statement. (UN News Service)

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