EU-Med Summit leaders support Cyprus solution without guarantees

The heads of state and government who participated in the EU Mediterranean Summit that took place in Athens on Friday, expressed their support towards the Cyprus negotiation process, “for a just, viable and comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem, without guarantees, based on the relevant UNSC resolutions and the status of Cyprus as an EU member state”.

In the Athens Declaration they issued on Friday after the conclusion of the Summit,the Heads of State and Government of the Republic of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, who have gathered in Athens with the aim of enhancing their cooperation and to contribute to the dialogue on the future of the EU, stressed that “the EU must strengthen our capacity to guarantee the security of our citizens and our territory and live up to our responsibility to respond to crises and act for peace and stability …

Source: Cyprus News Agency