UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, in his statement to Havadis Newspaper, described Barbaros ship’s leaving Famagusta port despite NAVTEX as “a very clear gesture of goodwill”. Eide indicated that Navtex’s duration will expire on 6th of April and a new publication is not expected after that.
Eide noted after 6 April, either two leaders or himself on behalf of two leaders will make a statement regarding resumption of negotiations.
Eide: “we aim a fast process, because I experienced slow process doesn’t take us anywhere, by discussing all important topics even if we cannot completely resolve all, we aim to get significant progress”
Furthermore, Eide said the negotiations will start with Governance and Power Sharing issue and the issues related to connecting dimension of property and territory issues.