UN chief in bid to nudge rival sides on Cyprus closer


Officials at the Cyprus Conference in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Thursday (from left to right): Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, UK European Affairs Minister Alan Duncan, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. The UN chief returned to the Swiss resort Thursday in a bid to break the deadlock in reunification talks between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.