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23 July, 2024
 
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MFA to meet UN secretary-general in New York

Efforts to restart negotiations for the resolution of the Cyprus problem

Newsroom / CNA

Today, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, begins his contacts in New York, while on Tuesday he will meet with the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. The minister will participate in the annual Economist Conference, "Eastern Mediterranean Business Summit," where he will deliver the opening speech under the theme "Reinforcing the 3+1 Alliance: Achieving its Potential."

During the conference, Mr. Kombos will have a meeting with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, responsible for energy resources, Jeffrey Piatt.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during his stay in New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs will hold a series of meetings at the headquarters of the United Nations, "with the exclusive topic of discussion being the Cyprus issue, as part of our efforts to restart negotiations resolved the problem."

On Tuesday, July 11th, Mr. Kompos will meet with the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and will also have separate meetings with the UN Assistant Secretary-General responsible for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, as well as with the UN Assistant Secretary-General responsible for Political Affairs, Rosemary Di Carlo. The Minister of Foreign Affairs will conclude his contacts at the UN headquarters with a meeting on Wednesday, July 12th, with the UN Assistant Secretary-General responsible for Legal Affairs, Miguel de Serpa Soares.

During his visit to New York, Mr. Kompos will also have contacts with representatives of the Greek Cypriot community, as well as with leaders of American-Jewish organizations such as the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

The Minister of Foreign Affairs will return to Cyprus on Thursday, July 13th.

[This article was translated from its Greek original]

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