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Both leaders committed to Cyprus negotiations

7 March 2017

Both community leaders in Cyprus are committed to making the reunification process work, UN Secretary-General’s deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq has said.

Speaking at a regular press briefing at the UN Headquarters in New York, Haq referred to the Cyprus negotiations, saying that UN Special Advisor on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide had a meeting last Saturday, “with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mr. Mustafa Akinci in Nicosia, following a meeting with the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, the previous Friday.

Speaking to reporters following his meeting with Akinci, Haq further noted that Eide said it was very clear to him that both leaders are committed to making the process work. He also said that the coming weeks would be decisive for the fate of the process, and that this is a time for strategic leadership, Haq added.

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