Guterres: a new UN-Cyprus Conference is possible if requested by both sides.


18 May 2017

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that it is possible that the UN and both sides of the Cyprus issue could convene a new Conference if the sides believe it could take place effectively.
Guterres also endorsed an active role to be taken by the UN in ensuring that a solution is reached. UN Secretary General Guterres made the comments having addressed the General Council of the European Parliament.
Guterres and EP President Tajani held a joint press conference afterwards. During the meeting, Guterres did not rule out the possibility of a new Conference if requested by the TRNC and Greek Cypriots.

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