Cyprus: not enough progress in talks to call for international conference - Ban
|Publisher||UN News Service|
|Publication Date||21 April 2012|
|Cite as||UN News Service, Cyprus: not enough progress in talks to call for international conference - Ban, 21 April 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f991b542.html [accessed 24 July 2014]|
“He informed the two leaders that he met the previous day with his Special Adviser on Cyprus, Alexander Downer,” according to information provided by Mr. Ban's spokesperson. “On the basis of this discussion, the Secretary-General shared his assessment that there is not the sufficient progress on core issues that would provide a basis for calling an international conference at this time.”
The spokesperson added that, in his calls to the two leaders, Mr. Ban urged the two sides to take bold and decisive action in order to move the process forward; and, that he his conclusions would be discussed with them in more detail by Mr. Downer, who will travel to Cyprus next week for this purpose.