Secretary-General Antonio Guterres held brief meetings late Tuesday with leaders of war-divided Cyprus in the Swiss city of Geneva in an effort to revive talks toward a settlement. Guterres met with Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar, leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot republic in the north of the island, ahead of more detailed discussions planned for Wednesday. The Mediterranean island was split along ethnic lines in when a coup aimed at union with Greece triggered a Turkish invasion. The three-day meetings in Geneva are aimed at gauging willingness to resume formal peace negotiations that have been stalled since The foreign ministers of Turkey, Greece and the former colonial ruler Britain, which retains military bases on the island, will also be present at the talks.
Why Have Afghan Peace Talks Been Successful?
Taliban and Afghan Government to Attend Peace Talks in Turkey | Voice of America - English
Once sworn enemies, Afghan government officials and Taliban insurgents gathered on Saturday for "historic" peace talks , aimed at ending two decades of war that have killed tens of thousands of people and devastated a nation. Calling it a "truly momentous occasion," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the two sides at the opening ceremony in Qatar's capital Doha , that it was "a moment to dare to hope. Bush to invade Afghanistan a month later. The U.
Peace talks between Sudan govt, SPLM-N El Hilu suspended
The FARC, having reached its peak during this time, was waging an all out insurgency against the state. The push for peace came at the behest of the citizenry rather than the state. In a strong display of unity, 10 million Colombians voted to for the Mandate of Peace in October of in a popular vote. Thus the government—under the Pastrana administration—initiated peace negotiations amidst a brutal war with the FARC.