Permanent Members of the Security Council should be present at the international conference on Cyprus in Geneva in January 2017, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday. South Cyprus counts in China’s support, he said.
Anastasiades was speaking at a reception celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cyprus and the People’s Republic of China.
“Considering the international dimension of the issue to be discussed, including the ways and means of ensuring the smooth, safe and speedy implementation of the settlement to be reached, the Permanent Members of the Security Council should be present at the Conference,” Anastasiades said.
“In this respect, we do count on People’s Republic of China presence and support at the said Conference,” he added.