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19-02-2021 09:30

The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations replies to questions on Cyprus

The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Stéphane Dujarric, issued on Thursday, 18 February 2021, an announcement responding to questions set by the Cyprus News Agency and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations concerning an informal five-plus-one meeting on Cyprus:

“Following the consultations conducted by Senior UN official, Ms Jane Holl Lute, over the past several months, the Secretary-General intends to convene an informal five-plus-one meeting on the Cyprus issue very soon. A formal announcement will follow. 

The purpose of the meeting will be to determine whether common ground exists for the parties to negotiate a sustainable, lasting solution to the Cyprus problem within a foreseeable horizon”. 

(MG/II)