STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE
SECRETARY-GENERAL AFTER THE UN S-G'S MEETING WITH THE
TURKISH CYPRIOT LEADER RAUF DENKTASH IN SALZBURG,
AUSTRIA ON 28 AUGUST 2001
The Secretary-General today met with His Excellency, Mr. Rauf Denktash, in Salzburg, Austria, as part of efforts for the resumption of talks. They had a very good and very useful meeting.
The Secretary-General has asked his Special Adviser on Cyprus, Mr. Alvaro de Soto, to travel tomorrow to the island for consultations with both His Excellency Mr. Glafcos Clerides and Mr. Rauf Denktash.
There is nothing further to announce at this time. At the conclusion of his visit on 5 September Mr Alvaro de Soto will hold a press conference.
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