The Cyprus issue was one of the topics discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York by the foreign ministers of Germany and Turkey.

In a post on X (formerly Twitter), the Turkish foreign ministry said that Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock discussed issues related to the EU process for Turkey, including the update of the customs union and the process on visa liberalisation, the latest developments in the Cyprus issue, the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Sweden’s accession to NATO and climate change.