TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5971st meeting, 4 Sept. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Cyprus"]
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Welcomes the launch of fully-fledged negotiations between the 2 leaders, under the Good Offices Mission of the Secretary-General, aimed at the reunification of Cyprus; commends the 2 leaders for the progress made since their first meeting on 21 Mar. and supports their common approach; calls on both sides to continue to work together in a constructive and positive manner in order to reach a comprehensive and durable settlement approved in separate and simultaneous referenda; welcomes the appointment of Alexander Downer as the Secretary General's Special Advisor and looks forward to being briefed on the progress of the Good Offices process.