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Greek Foreign Minister Refers to Possible Meeting on Cyprus in March

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias referred to the chance of a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the guarantor powers in Cyprus, the President of the Republic of Cyprus and the representative of the Turkish Cypriot community,...

Eide Says Talks with Kotzias Focused on Security Issues, March Conference on Cyprus

The UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide met with Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in Athens on Friday. Eide said the discussion had focused on security aspects of the Cyprus issue and a conference on Cyprus to be...

UN's Eide: Security Issue on Cyprus 'Complex'

The security aspects of the Cyprus issue were "complex," UN Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide repeated on Wednesday, since the two sides want different things. Interviewed by the correspondent of the Cyprus state broadcaster RIK at the UN,...

UN Security Council Urges Parties in the Cyprus Peace Talks to Maintain the Momentum

The UN Security Council has welcomed the progress in the negotiations for a Cyprus settlement in recent months, as well as the convening of the Conference on Cyprus, urging all parties to maintain the momentum with a view to...

Britain, Greece and Turkey Wrap up Security Talks on Cyprus

Technocrats from three NATO states wrapped up meetings on Thursday focused on security arrangements in Cyprus, seeking to break an impasse in talks over the ethnically split island, a U.N. envoy said. "The working group... successfully completed the mandate entrusted...

Opening Remarks on Cyprus Showed There’s Hope for a Solution – UN Special Adviser

The opening remarks made in Geneva on Cyprus talks showed there’s hope that this dispute can be resolved, but difficult issues remain, UN’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide said on Friday during a press conference in Geneva. Eide...

Republic of Cyprus' Representation at Geneva Conference has Been Sorted Out, Says Spokesman

The representation of the Republic of Cyprus at the Geneva conference, on the January 12 has been sorted out, according to Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides. Speaking on Wednesday, after a meeting between President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and UN Secretary...

UNSG Envoy Briefs Diplomatic Community on Cyprus Negotiations

UNSG Special Envoy for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide briefed on Thursday afternoon members of the diplomatic community in Cyprus on the progress of the negotiations, according to a post on the twitter account of the UN on the island. President...

Eide Tweets: 'Nicosia: 2nd #Cyprus Negotiators' Meeting this Week, Good Progress Tackling Outstanding Issues'

UN Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, said Wednesday negotiators meeting for the second time this week are making good progress in their discussions. In a post on his Twitter account, Eide said "Nicosia: 2nd #Cyprus Negotiators' meeting this...

Eide: More Meetings Are Being Planned to Resolve Cyprus Issue

U.N.’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide said on Friday he strongly favors a top-level meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the system of guarantees, which he recognized is one of...