His deep concern UN for the negative impact that recent developments will have on Varosia in his settlement talks Cyprus expressed the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus, Elizabeth Spehar.
The special representative informed its members Security Council for his two reports Antonio Guterres (“UNFICYP” and “Good Services”) as well as for new data which have occurred in the enclosed area of Varosia, according to the APE BPE.
As Ms. Spehar noted, “the Security Council is still consulting on the issue of Varos and the Secretariat will make a further announcement shortly. I reminded the Council that the Secretary-General has systematically invited the parties to avoid any unilateral actions which could increase tensions and derail efforts to continue the dialogue in search of common ground, including in Varos. “
It is recalled that the recent provocative statements by Erdogan from the Occupied Territories were condemned by a number of countries, members and non-members of the UN Security Council, including USA, the EU, the Britain, the Israel, the Egypt etc.
They are also in a “diplomatic fever” Athens and Nicosia, which coordinate their reaction in international fora.