In a statement attributed to the Spokesman of the Ministry, it is pointed out that France wishes to reiterate its full support to the community leaders and restates its confidence in the Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Espen Barth Eide.
''An agreement on Cyprus would be excellent news first for the island’s stability and prosperity, but also for the entire region and the European Union'', the statement reads.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci decided on December 1st 2016 to resume their UN-backed negotiations and to meet in Geneva between 9-11 January.
On the 11th they decided to present their respective maps. According to their decision, a Conference on Cyprus will be convened from the 12th of January. The guarantor powers -UK, Greece and Turkey- will also participate at the Conference.