The Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Glakos Clerides, held talks with his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Mr.?
GV Leadra Palace surrounded with sandbags and UN troops
LV UN tank outside palace
LV Mr. Denktash arrives and is greeted by UN representative Mr. Gouyard. Denktash talks to newsmen
LV Mr. Clerides arrives, is greeted and talks to newsmen, then walks into palace (2 shots)
GV Ledra Palace with armed UN troops
SV INT Denktash and Clerides seated at conference table (2 shots)
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Background: The Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Glakos Clerides, held talks with his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Mr. Rauf Denktash, in Nicosia on Friday (5 March).
According to the Cyprus News Agency the two leaders discussed "humanitarian matters".
Before the meeting Mr. Clerides said some of the topics to be discussed at the talks would be what he termed, "the plight" of the thousands of Greek Cypriots presently living under Turkish administration on the island.
The meeting n Nicosia is one of a series of talks arranged between the two leaders by the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Kurt Waldheim.
The Cyprus News Agency said the talks were carried out in a spirit of goodwill.