The informal conference on Cyprus is being held today at the United Nations building in Geneva under the auspices of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, with the participation of the two communities and the three guarantor powers.
The participants in the conference, who were welcomed by Guterres, arrived at the Palace of Nations by 11 in the morning (Cyprus time). A plenary session of the conference participants will follow and then the UN Secretary-General will have bilateral meetings with each of the parties.
The official briefing from the Cypriot Presidency states that the bilateral meetings are expected to start at 12:30 (Cyprus time) and last until 20:00.
Tonight, at 22:00 (Cyprus time), Guterres will host a dinner with a participation of 1 plus 1. President Anastasiades will be accompanied to the dinner by the negotiator Andreas Mavrogiannis.