“The coming months will be critical for eliminating the obstacles to the necessary mutual understanding and trust”, European Council President Donald Tusk said about the ongoing Cyprus talks, after his meeting with the Greek Cypriot Leader Anastasiades. Stating that there is a real opportunity for the solution of the Cyrus problem, Tusk said that both sides are committed to a permanent solution. On the other hand, Tusk also welcomed the resumption of the negotiations.
Tusk also said that the European Union will continue to support both sides and the UN, to find a solution to the Cyprus problem.
Leader of the Greek Cypriot Administration Nikos Anastasiades said that he informed the European Council President on the Cyprus issue and added that he is committed to work with President Mustafa Akıncı in order to find a solution. Emphasizing the role and responsibility of Ankara for finding a solution for the Cyprus problem, Anastasiadis renewed his wish related to the willingness of Turkey to show political will.