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Biden talks Cyprus with leaders

President Anastasiades spoke with US Vice President Joe Biden, late Friday afternoon, according to government spokesman Christodoulides.

Christodoulides, via Twitter, said that  Anastasiades and Biden discussed the Cyprus problem and the Vice President`s upcoming visit to Turkey, scheduled for August 24.

Turkish Cypriot media reported that Biden also spoke with the Turkish Cypriot leader Akinci via telephone as well.

The 50-minute long conversation focused on the Cyprus issue as well and the two men discussed ways in which to ensure this was finalized before the end of 2016.

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