December 6, 2022

Obama says current prospects for a Cyprus settlement are the best for some time

US President Barack Obama has expressed the view that the prospects for a settlement of the Cyprus problem are the best that have been for some time, and has urged the parties to continue their work.

Addressing a press conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after their meeting, in Athens, Obama said that they "discussed Cyprus where the prospects for a just, comprehensive, lasting settlement are the best that have been for some time."

It doesn't mean, he added, "that success is guaranteed, but the possibility of resolving a decades long conflict is there.

Source: Cyprus News Agency