Cyprus – Announcement of the resumption of negotiations (May 13, 2015)


France welcomes the announcement that negotiations will resume on May 15 under the auspices of the United Nations. It welcomes the positive atmosphere that prevails over these discussions.

France supports this negotiation process, both at the national level as well as within the EU and the UN and reaffirms its trust in Espen Barth Eide, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General. It reaffirms the importance of confidence-building measures as a means to improve the climate of the negotiations and welcomes the statements made to that end by the leaders of the communities.