January 16, 2018

Archives for July 1997

Cyprus Government Welcomes EU Decision on Accession Negotiations

President Glafcos Clerides has welcomed the European Commission reaffirmation that accession talks with Cyprus will start next year, and dismissed Turkish threats it will annex the occupied part of the island if the Republic joins the European Union (EU). [Read more…]

Secretary-General’s Statement at Opening of Cyprus Talks – Troutbeck, N.Y., July 9, 1997

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Welcome to these important talks.

This is a setting of great beauty and serenity. It is a place where, I am sure, cool minds and clear heads will prevail. [Read more…]