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Anastasiades: We Submitted a Creative Proposal on which there was Disagreement

Anastasiades: We Submitted a Creative Proposal on which there was Disagreement

The Greek Cypriot side has submitted a concrete, creative proposal that could really create the preconditions for a Cyprus settlement, however there was disagreement on it, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said on Wednesday after a five-hour meeting with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in the framework of UN-led negotiations on the Cyrus problem.

According to the Cyprus News Agency, he noted that the UNSG`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide has undertaken to hold consultations with the two sides during the next days to see if there are prospects for a substantive and creative meeting that will lead to the desired result. 

Anastasiades refrained from elaborating on what he has put forward before Eide`s efforts are concluded. He noted that during their meeting they were briefed by the negotiators about all the deliberations that took place and they discussed extensively how useful a new Geneva Conference would be and under which conditions.

In January 2017 the two sides and the Republic’s three guarantor powers (Greece, UK and Turkey) met in Geneva in an attempt to discuss security issues and matters relating to guarantees. The meeting ended inconclusively. Turkey refused to outline its positions on these core issues and instead raised other issues.

He also said that the methods which have been put to the test and failed must not be repeated.

Anastasiades said that they had a long meeting today, adding that "we were briefed by the negotiators on all the deliberations that have taken place. We have discussed extensively how useful a new Geneva would be and under which conditions."

He added that "we have submitted a concrete proposal, a creative suggestion, that could really create the preconditions for a settlement of the Cyprus problem. There was disagreement. And the SG`s Special Adviser undertook the task to have deliberations during the next days with the two parties to see whether there are prospects for a substantive and creative meeting, which will lead us to the desired result."

Asked if the Turkish Cypriot side put forward a demand for Eide to undertake a more active role, Anastasiades replied: "No that was not the problem", noting that Eide should be given time to conclude his consultations. At the same time he noted that his position is that the people and the National Council should be informed about what takes place at the negotiating table, the Cyprus News Agency reports.

He reiterated that "we have proposed a creative way which could lead us to a substantive dialogue and a final result."

Asked if there is a big gap between the two sides, he noted that he will not say anything more than what he has already said.

He also said that he will convene the National Council to inform its members both about the proposals he has tabled and the proposals submitted by the other side, and also the final outcome.

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