neo February 12, 2016 No Comments

It is a matter of urgency to reach a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus, not only because of the long term beneficial effect this will have for the people of Cyprus, but also for its importance for the wider security and stability in the whole region, the new Ambassador of Norway in Nicosia, based in Athens, Jørn Gjelstad said on Friday.

Presenting his credentials to President Nicos Anastaiades, Gjelstad also said that a negotiated settlement would create a “win-win” for everybody and stimulate the future good use of the natural wealth and resources of Cyprus to the benefit of all people of your country.

He assured of the Norwegian Government’s continuing support for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of the Republic of Cyprus, adding that “Norway sincerely hopes that it will be possible to find a solution that will reunite the two communities.

Source: CNA