UN Secretary General: Cyprus Talks Continuing “Reasonably Well”
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Wednesday at the United Nations in New York that the “Cyprus talks are continuing and they are going reasonably well”.
“The two leaders have been talking since January and they themselves set a deadline of June to try and reach a settlement, if not a settlement, at least substantial breakthrough, substantial progress for us to say that we are moving forward,” Annan told a press conference when asked to comment on the direct talks on Cyprus, CNA reported.
“The talks are continuing, they are going reasonably well,” Annan said, claiming he could not provide further details because, "we’ve encouraged everybody to be discreet and not to rush to the press and I should not be the first to do that." (Albwaba.com)