Commissioner Stylianides says Juncker had no intention to put any pressure on either side in Cyprus

Cypriot EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, has said that European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker had no intention to put any pressure on either side in Cyprus when he said on Tuesday that “this is the moment for reunification and if we are missing this opportunity, this opportunity will never come back.”

Responding to a question during an open dialogue with the citizens on “Challenges and Priorities for Europe in 2017”, at the University of Cyprus, Stylianides said that with his statement, at the opening of the “The missing lives of Cyprus” photo exhibition at the European Parliament, Juncker expressed his agony and acknowledged that this is the first time that leaders in both communities in Cyprus want to work with a view to reach a compromise.

Stylianides noted that the new geo-political environment

Source: Cyprus News Agency.