Turkish Cypriot negotiator Özdil Nami and the Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis visited the EU Commission to discuss with President Juncker`s personal representatives Martin Selmayr, Clara Martinez, Pieter Van Nuffel, Margaritis Schinas and Maarten Verwey, the state of play in the Cyprus settlement talks.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also joined the meeting in Brussels briefly and had the chance to welcome personally the two Chief Negotiators. A UN representative also attended the meeting.
The Commission representatives expressed their readiness to continue supporting actively the process at all levels. In this context, it was agreed to deploy the necessary financing and human resources in order to facilitate in particular the adaptation of the Turkish Cypriot community to the Community acquis. It was also agreed to maintain the option of meeting in such a format on a regular basis.