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Minister for Europe statement on Cyprus talks

Alan Duncan expresses disappointment at the failure to reach agreement.


On Friday 7th July the UN Secretary General announced that the Conference on Cyprus, held in Crans-Montana, Switzerland under the auspices of the United Nations, had closed without an agreement being reached.

Speaking following the Conference, Minister for Europe Alan Duncan said:

This is a disappointing outcome. The UK continues to be a strong supporter of a settlement. Now is a time for calm reflection and consideration of future steps. The commitment of the UK to a deal on Cyprus remains unwavering.

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Published 7 July 2017