Troika to arrive in Cyprus for talks Thursday: spokesman

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Posted: Nov 07, 2012 1:03 AM
Troika to arrive in Cyprus for talks Thursday: spokesman

NICOSIA (Reuters) - International lenders discussing a bailout deal for cash-strapped Cyprus will arrive in Cyprus on Thursday and negotiations will resume on Friday, the island's government said.

"The government has been informed that a team from the troika is arriving in Cyprus tomorrow Thursday and on Friday negotiations resume with the aim of securing an agreement on the (adjustment) program for a Cyprus loan," Cypriot government spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said in a statement.

(Reporting by Michele Kambas; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)