It would be pointless to keep rehashing the idea of a federated Cyprus made up of two separate zones, which has failed to produce any results over a half century of negotiations, Turkey's top diplomat says.
The people of the ethnically split island of Cyprus continue to wait for a solution after their leaders failed to bring an end to over four decades of division.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said there was still a wide gap between all the parties involved on a number of issues and called for fresh initiatives to address the ethnic division of the island.
Turkish troops have been in northern Cyprus since 1974. The international community deems this to be an "occupation" of a sovereign state, but Turkey insists the measure is both legal and necessary.
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