January 17, 2019

Secretary-General’s statement at joint press conference with Messrs. Christofias and Talat

Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen of the media.

I am pleased to be joined by His Excellency Mr. Christofias and His Excellency Mr. Talat.

I want to pay tribute to them both for their strong commitment and resolve. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s toast at luncheon hosted by H.E. Mr. Talat

Your Excellency and Madame Talat, Honourable political party leaders, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure honour and pleasure for me and my delegation to be here.

It is an honour for me to be here in Cyprus for the first time. I attach great importance to your efforts to resolve this longstanding dispute. [Read more…]

Statement of the Secretary-General on his arrival in Cyprus

Ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to be in Cyprus for the first time.

I am here to show my personal support to the Cypriot-led talks to reunify the country. My visit is a reflection of the importance I attach to the current efforts of their Excellencies, Mssrs. Christofias and Talat to reach a settlement. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s toast at dinner hosted by H.E. Christofias

Your Excellency, President Christofias, Madame, Honourable Members of Parliament, Honourable leaders of the political parties, Mr. Foreign Minister, distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great honour and pleasure for me to be here in Cyprus for the first time. And thank you very much for your very kind welcome. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s remarks to the Hellenic Parliament

Ime poll harumenos pu vriskome simera sto elliniko kinovulio (I’m very happy to be here today in the Hellenic Parliament).

Yesterday, I had the privilege of visiting the new Acropolis Museum. It is a beautiful blend of ancient and modern. That is Athens everywhere I look. That is Greece. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s message to United Nations International Meeting in support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

It is my pleasure to send greetings to the participants in the United Nations International Meeting in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace, held in Nicosia under the auspices of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. [Read more…]

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Minas Hadjimichael Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN at a joint event of the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN and the Foreign Press Association

It is a great pleasure to be here with you this afternoon, in such distinguished company, to launch the book “International Aggression and Violation of Human Rights-The Case of Turkey in Cyprus” by Professor Van Coufoudakis”. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s message on the launch of negotiations on Cyprus

I warmly welcome the formal launch today by the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Demetris Christofias, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mehmet Ali Talat, of fully fledged negotiations aimed at reaching a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem. [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s Closing Remarks at the Launch of the Union for the Mediterranean

Monsieur le President, [Read more…]

Speech by Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis at the Hellenic Bankers Association’s Annual Charitable Event

Allow me to thank you for inviting me once again to address HABA’s annual charity event and to applaud you for your continued support to the Cyprus Children’s Fund. [Read more…]