UN Announces Conference on Cyprus to Reconvene in Geneva in June

The leaders of Cyprus’ two communities and the UN Secretary-General have agreed on the need to reconvene the Conference on Cyprus in June, in line with the January 12 statement of the conference, the UN has announced.

The Special Adviser of the Secretary-General, Espen Barth Eide, will engage with all participants in the preparation of a common document to guide the discussions on security and guarantees, based on the outcome of the meetings of the conference on Cyprus in Geneva and Mont Pelerin.

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have also agreed to continue in parallel the bi-communal negotiations in Geneva on all other outstanding issues, starting with territory, property and governance and power-sharing.

In the follow-up to this meeting, the Secretary-General will reach out to the other participants of the conference: Greece, Turkey and the United Kingdom and the European Union as an observer.
Source: CNA