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UN chief wants resumption of Cyprus peace talks

Oct 25, 2014    

United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called on parties in Cyprus to return to negotiations, suspended after tensions arose due to dispute over energy exploitation.Ban made the remarks Thursday while meeting his Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, who briefed him on the latest developments in Cyprus and the immediate region, Xinhua reported.Expressing concern over the tensions that have arisen in relation to hydrocarbons and over the suspension of negotiations, the UN chief "stressed the need for all concerned parties to de- escalate the situation, s...

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