November 15, 2016 / 3:24 PM / 4 years ago

Obama says window of 'weeks, months' for Cyprus settlement

ATHENS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday there was a “window in the next few weeks, months” for the Cyprus problem to be resolved and Greek and Turkish leaders on the ethically-split island were “genuinely interested” in a compromise approach.

Obama was speaking after meeting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens.

Reporting by Michele Kambas; Editing by Karolina Tagaris

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