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UN Geneva hosts Cyprus Talks

The Cyprus Talks will resume at the United Nations Palais des Nations in Geneva from 9 to 11 January 2017.

After meeting twice in Mont-Pèlerin, Switzerland, in November 2016, the Turkish Cypriot leader,Mustafa Akýncý, and the Greek Cypriot leader, Nicos Anastasiades, are returning to Switzerland to try to reach a comprehensive settlement under the auspices of the Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide.

Until then, both parties’ negotiation teams are meeting regularly to achieve progress on all outstanding issues interdependently. The leaders are also meeting as needed.

In Geneva, both will present their respective maps on 11 January 2017.

Conference on Cyprus

From 12 January 2017, a Conference on Cyprus will be convened with the added participation of the guarantor powers, which include the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Other relevant parties shall be invited to participate if needed.

More information

Find background information about the Cyprus Talks and the most recent press releases and news items on the following website: uncyprustalks.org.

Watch for press briefings and press conferences at the Palais des Nations from 9-15 January 2017 here.

Media handbook on the Cyprus Talks

Social media

Twitter: @UN_CYPRUS
Facebook: UN Cyprus Talks

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