Andreas Mavroyiannis assumes duties as Permanent Representative to the UN, remains negotiator for Cyprus issue

Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis assumes duties as Cyprus Permanent Representative to the UN, in NYC but remains negotiator in the UN-backed talks for the Cyprus issue. Mavroyiannis will succeed Kornelios Korneliou.

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said that following Mavroyiannis new appointment, nothing changes as regards his duties as the negotiator of the Greek Cypriot side for the Cyprus problem. He was appointed negotiator in 2013.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Talks under the UN auspices aim at reuniting the island under a federal roof.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Andreas Mavroyiannis assumes duties as Permanent Representative to the UN, remains negotiator for Cyprus issue

Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis assumes duties as Cyprus Permanent Representative to the UN, in NYC but remains negotiator in the UN-backed talks for the Cyprus issue. Mavroyiannis will succeed Kornelios Korneliou.

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said that following Mavroyiannis new appointment, nothing changes as regards his duties as the negotiator of the Greek Cypriot side for the Cyprus problem. He was appointed negotiator in 2013.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Talks under the UN auspices aim at reuniting the island under a federal roof.

Source: Cyprus News Agency