Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

May 24, 2016 12:40 PM

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Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus' Greek Cypriot president has called off a meeting with the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader after he attended a dinner of heads of state at the invitation of Turkey.

The government spokesman said Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades "regretfully" called off the meeting with Mustafa Akinci scheduled for later this week in light of Monday's "unacceptable actions." He said the invitation to Akinci aimed to diplomatically upgrade the breakaway north of the island, w...

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