Press Releases

    Note No 149
    28 August 2001

    STATEMENT OF THE SPOKESMAN
    OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

    SALZBURG, 28 August (UN Information Service) – The Secretary-General today met with H.E. Mr. Rauf Denktash in Salzburg, Austria as part of efforts for the resumption of talks. They had a very good and very useful meeting.

    The Secretary-General has asked his Special Adviser on Cyprus Mr. Alvaro de Soto to travel tomorrow to the island for consultations with both H.E. Mr. Glafcos Clerides and Mr. Denktash.

    There is nothing further to announce at this time. At the conclusion of his visit on 5 September Mr. de Soto will hold a press conference.

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