Cyprus – Resumption of the negotiation process (Geneva, 28 June 2017)
Statement by the deputy spokesman of the French MFA
The inter-Cypriot negotiations on reunification resume today.
France supports the efforts of the leaders of both communities to find a lasting and satisfactory solution that will ensure the security of Cyprus and both parties, in accordance with the parameters set by the UN and with due regard for the acquis communautaire.
It reaffirms its support for the mediation conducted under UN auspices and urges all actors to work toward ensuring the success of the process. Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed this issue with his Cypriot counterpart, Ioannis Kasoulides, whom he received on June 26.