Akinci meets new UNSG’s Special Representative Elizabeth Spehar

Newly appointed UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Elizabeth Spehar, told a press conference held after her first meeting with President Mustafa Akinci at his office, that they had had a very good meeting.

Spehar noted that Akinci briefed her at the meeting on the course of the Cyprus negotiations, adding that this is the second time that she will be serving in Cyprus. She noted that she felt honoured to be in Cyprus again, and added: “It is an honour to take on a task which will provide support to the two leaders”.

Spehar was in Cyprus in 2008 for two months as an interim Head of UNFICYP Mission.

Kibris Postasi

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