Conference on Cyprus to Open on Thursday in Geneva
Thursday, 12 January 2017
The critical conference on the issue of guarantees on Cyprus will take place on Thursday in Geneva.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will open the conference at 11.15 am (Geneva time).
The conference will take place in the Council Chamber, in the Palace of Nations "with the participation of His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, His Excellency Mustafa Akinci, the Special Adviser of the UN Secretary General on Cyprus ESPEN Barth Eide and representatives of the guarantor powers, Greece, Turkey and United Kingdom. The EU will also participate as observer."
The representation of the three guarantor powers is at the level of Foreign Ministers. The first part of the conference will end at 13:00 and the conference will resume at 18:00 (Geneva time).
Meanwhile, according to the program, the UN Secretary General will make a statement to the media at 14:45 in the presence of Anastasiades and Akinci.