European Union (EU) Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, "Despite our efforts to achieve progress in the unification of Cyprus to achieve success. This is a disappointment," he said.
Juncker, who will hand over the chairmanship of the commission to Ursula von der Leyen on 1 November, made a final speech at the European Parliament (EP) General Assembly in Strasbourg, France.
"We have had successes and frustrations throughout my mission. Despite our efforts, we have not been able to achieve progress in the unification of Cyprus. This is a disappointment," Juncker said.
Juncker said that Africa needs the solidarity of the EU and that the greatest achievement of the EU is the establishment of peace on the continent.