February 2011 -

On 8 February, the Secretary-General briefed Council members on his recent meeting with the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders in Geneva on 26 January. He said that little progress had been made with respect to the substantive differences between the opposing sides, in particular on the property issue. In his remarks to the press following the briefing, the Secretary-General mentioned the positive atmosphere between the two leaders and his intention to meet with both in the near future.