Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Hüseyin Müftüoğlu, In Response To A Question Regarding The Negotiations On Cyprus Held In Switzerland

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 22.11.2016

QA-43, 22 November 2016

The intensive negotiations held under the auspices of the UN between the Turkish Cypriot side and the Greek Cypriot side in Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland on 20-21 November 2016 have unfortunately produced no result despite all well-intended efforts of the Turkish Cypriot side. We believe that a valuable opportunity has been missed at this critical stage of the process.

We will have a detailed evaluation of the situation with the Turkish Cypriot side.

It will be helpful that the date of the 5-party conference to be held with the participation of Guarantors is set without further delay with a view for the negotiations to continue.

Turkey maintains its determination for a viable settlement of the Cyprus issue.

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 18:00

1/1/2018 New Year
1/6/2018 Epiphany
2/19/2018 Ash Monday (movable feast)
3/25/2018 National Independence Day
4/6/2018 Good Friday
4/8/2018 Easter
4/9/2018 Holy Spirit
5/1/2018
5/28/2018 Whit Monday
8/15/2018 Assumption
10/28/2018 National Day WWII
12/25/2018 12/26/2018 Christmas