The two Cypriot leaders are meeting on Friday for the fourth time in the latest round of intensified talks, described by both sides as very crucial as they seek to find a breakthrough.
President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have been sitting together since August 23 in an effort to discuss all chapters in the negotiations aimed to reunify the divided island in a federation.
The new round is expected to last through September 14.
The Greek Cypriot side has not ruled out the possibility of a tripartite meeting, where the two leaders would meet together with the UN Secretary General at the end of the UN General Assembly in New York that opens in mid-September.
Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides has described the talks as “most crucial” as the two sides are delving into all matters of the Cyprus problem, including the thorny issues of property and guarantees.