New York

21 April 2014

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with Mr. Dervis Eroglu, leader of the Turkish Cypriot community

The Secretary-General met today with Mr. Dervis Eroglu in his capacity as the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community.

They exchanged views on the negotiations and had a productive discussion about the way forward in light of the resumption of the talks on 11 February. The Secretary-General urged Mr. Eroglu to maintain the current momentum in the talks, together with the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades.

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