Germany Seeks to Help Talks Succeed

Frank Walter Steinmeier, the German Foreign Minister,  said his country wants to contribute to the success of the Cyprus talks process. The noted there are three ways  Germany can help.

Steinmeier believes Cyprus has a historic opportunity to solve the Cyprus issue which it cannot afford to let slip away.

“Steinmeier, who is paying Cyprus a visit, was received today by President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and later on held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides…Asked to elaborate on a statement he made to CNA before arriving to Cyprus that Germany `wants to do its utmost to support the Cyprus process`” CNA reported.


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