UN steers clear of Cyprus blame game as focus moves to hydrocarbons

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, Kotzias, Turkey
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

United Nations Special Advisor to Cyprus Espen Barth Eide has urged all sides to abandon the blame game following the collapse of the Cyprus talks in Crans-Montana and to reflect on what the next steps should be.

Eide made this comment after briefing the UN Security Council for more than two hours on Tuesday about what happened during the talks in Switzerland in late June. The Norwegian diplomat said there had been a collective failure in reaching an agreement r...

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