Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State Sloat arrives in Cyprus to hold contacts

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State Amanda Sloat arrived in Cyprus on 21 January to hold official contacts until 23 January.

The US Embassy in Nicosia made a statement about the visit of Sloat, who is responsible for issues related to Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus in the department of European and Eurasian Affairs of the US Department of State. The statement is as follows: “Sloat is also to discuss with leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities the ongoing efforts to advance the Cyprus peace process and reiterate US support for UN-facilitated negotiations to reunify the island as a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation”.