2 April 2014

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus.

They discussed the current state of play and the way forward in the talks for a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus issue. The Secretary-General urged Mr. Anastasiades to maintain the current momentum following the February resumption of full-fledged negotiations.

The Secretary-General stressed his continued personal attention and the United Nations’ commitment to assisting the sides in reaching a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus.

The Secretary-General and Mr. Anastasiades agreed on the importance of implementing mutual confidence-building measures on the island.