Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu stated that US Vice President Joe Biden made a great contribution to the negotiations by his visit to Cyprus and added “We hope to reach a permanent solution in Cyprus in the following days, weeks or months. US will play an important role in Cyprus. I thank to the US Vice President Joe Biden and his team for their fruitful meetings”.
Furthermore, in his press meeting, US Vice President Joe Biden stated that solution of the Cyprus problem will strengthen Europe’s energy security. Referring to the Cyprus negotiations, Biden expressed his appreciation for Turkey’s efforts which have been continuing for years to overcome the deadlock.
Stressing that he had meetings with the two sides in Cyprus previously, Biden expressed his positive expectation for a solution in Cyprus. Biden also thanked Davutoğlu for his strong support for solution of the Cyprus problem, adding that solution of the Cyprus problem will strengthen the energy security of Europe.