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Cyprus president: No bad peace deal will be put to a vote

Talks aimed at reunifying Cyprus were back on track Friday after the leaders of the ethnically split island ended a two-week stalemate by agreeing to meet next month to tackle the most difficult issues in the way of a peace deal.

In a statement issued early Friday, the United Nations said Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci agreed to meet in Geneva next month to negotiate how much territory each side would control in an envisioned, two-zone federation.

The final day of the four-day summit scheduled to start Jan. 9 would bring together Greece, Turkey and Cyprus' former colonial ruler, Britain, to discuss ensuring...