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UNSG’s Special Representatives to Cyprus report to UN Security Council

18 July 2017

North Cyprus News - Spehar - Eide report to UN Security Council

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative Espen Barth Eide and Special Representative for Cyprus Elizabeth Spehar are in New York today to brief the UN Security Council on recent developments in the Cyprus negotiations.

Members of the Security Council will have the opportunity to hear from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the Cyprus negotiations and exchange views on the next steps.

According to diplomatic sources, Eide, in New York will meet with Security Council members and representatives of the three guarantor countries – Turkey, Greece and the United Kingdom.

Cyprus Special Representative Elizabeth Spehar will also meet with Ambassador Cornelius Corneliou, Permanent Representative of Cyprus on Friday.

Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis, began his contacts with members of the Security Council and informed them about the failed Cyprus negotiations which were held in Crans-Montana.

Mavroyiannis will travel to Washington on Wednesday to meet with US State Department officials, representatives of the Congress’s leading members and think tanks.

Turkish Cypriot Negotiator Ozdil Nami is also in the US to have a number of contacts.

Kibris Postasi

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