25 February 2021

Secretary-General to Convene Meeting in Pursuit of Common Ground on Cyprus Question

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Following the consultations conducted on behalf of the Secretary-General by a senior UN official, Jane Holl Lute, over the past several months, the Secretary‑General intends to convene an informal 5+1 meeting on the Cyprus issue in Geneva, Switzerland, from 27 to 29 April.

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

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