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Minister for Europe statement on Cyprus talks

Alan Duncan expresses disappointment at the failure to reach agreement.

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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