Visiting UN Under-Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo commended the two negotiators in Cyprus for the work they are carrying out.

In a message on Twitter issued by UN Cyprus, DiCarlo who met on Thursday with Greek Cypriot negotiator Menelaos Menelaou and Turkish Cypriot Special Representative Ergun Olgun, commended them for their hard work and for their support and guidance to the technical committees that improve the daily lives of people in Cyprus.

During a press briefing at the UN Headquarters, spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, stated:

“Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, is continuing her visit to Cyprus. She visited the historic city of Famagusta to learn about the important work on preserving cultural heritage shared by all Cypriots. She expressed confidence that achievements in this area will help build bridges in the future.”

DiCarlo also met with youth representatives, stressing that the voices of young women and men are vital for a durable peace solution in Cyprus and elsewhere. She said the UN would continue our efforts to bring more youth to the table, Dujarric noted.