U.N. Special Adviser of the Secretary-General Espen Barth Eide talks to the media after a meeting with Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, March 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
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A U.N. envoy said Friday he was confident an impasse in Cyprus reunification talks will be overcome despite a war of words between the island's rival leaders that has damaged trust.In a concerted effort to bring the leaders back to the table, Eide is to hold talks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Saturday.U.N.-backed peace negotiations collapsed last month in a row over Greek Cypriot schools marking the anniversary of a 1950 referendum in support of union with Greece.The two sides have been engaged in fragile peace talks since May 2015 that observers have seen as the best chance in years to reunify the island.
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