Lasting solution in Cyprus is the strategic priority of UN
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon stated that reaching a lasting solution in Cyprus is more important than ever because of great turmoil in the region.
Secretary General Ban met with his newly appointed Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide. The meeting was closed to the press. According to the statement obtained from the Spokesmanship of the UN General Secretariat, Ban emphasized that UN will continue to give full support in order to achieve a comprehensive solution in Cyprus.
On the other hand, Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Özersay stated that ‘UN Secretary General’s emphasizing the importance UN gives to the solution of the Cyprus problem’ and ‘UN’s stating that the gains achieved until today should be preserved’ are very meaningful.