Cypriot FinMin to fly home from Moscow; no deal

MOSCOW, March 22 Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:51am EDT

MOSCOW, March 22 (Reuters) - Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris was due to fly home from Moscow on Friday after failing to win fresh support in two days of crisis talks with Russia on prolonging a bailout loan and a possible new financing package.

Talks with Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov broke up overnight without even an agreement to extend an existing 2.5 billion euro ($3.2 billion) Russian loan to the Mediterranean island, said two sources familiar with the talks.

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