The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed his commitment of the Greek government for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue, with the elimination of guarantees and the withdrawal of occupation troops, in a telephone discussion he had with both the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker.
The Greek Prime Minister, spoke of the developments on the Cyprus problem and the new phase of negotiations the International Conference is entering on a technical level starting from 18th January.
In this context, the Prime Minister stressed the commitment of the Greek government in finding a just and viable solution based on UN decisions and the status of Cyprus as a member state of the European Union.
A solution with the elimination of guarantees and the withdrawal of occupation troops, which will benefit the whole of the Cypriot people, and peace and stability in the region.
The Greek Prime Minister’s firm position confirms the united front between Greece and Cyprus and rewarded the efforts of the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, who recently has been attacked by UN circles for the stability of his positions and his commitment to a fair and viable settlement to the Cyprus problem./ΙΒΝΑ