Category Archive: News

TRNC News 29.6.2016 – World Bank experts met Negotiators and delegations

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World Bank experts met with the Negotiators and their delegations Two experts from the World Bank met with Turkish Cypriot Negotiator Özdil Nami and the Greek Cypriot Negotiator Andreas Mavroyannis. They discussed economic… Continue reading

TRNC News 28.6.2016 – Akinci “I welcome the recent developments”

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Akıncı: “I welcome the recent developments” In a statement, President Mustafa Akıncı officially welcomed the normalization of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel and the announcement that a similar process has begun with… Continue reading

TRNC News 27.6.2016 – Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu’s press conference

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Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu’s press conference Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu provided the media with some details of his first visit to Turkey as well as an update on the negotiation process. Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu explained… Continue reading

TRNC demands Justice over Car Chase and beating of Turkish Cypriots

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TRNC demands Justice over Car Chase and beating of Turkish Cypriots Authorities in North Cyprus have condemned an attack against five Turkish Cypriots by three unknown men near Sotira [in South Cyprus] early… Continue reading

TRNC News 24.6.2016 – President Erdogan received FM Ertugruloglu

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Turkish President Erdoğan received Ertuğruloğlu Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu who is continuing to hold contacts in Ankara. The meeting which was closed to the press took place… Continue reading

TRNC News 23.6.2016 – FM Ertugruloglu in Ankara

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TRNC Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu in Ankara for official meetings Upon the invitation of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, TRNC Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu travelled to Ankara on 21 June 2016 for various… Continue reading

Ankara says: Greek Cyprus trying to score political points over fire

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Ankara says “Greek Cyprus trying to score political points over fire” Ankara has voiced resentment over the Greek Cypriot leadership’s approach to its offer for aid in containing the island’s worst forest fire… Continue reading

TRNC News 22.6.2016 – Troodos Fire into its 4th day

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Fire extinguishing operations in South Cyprus onto their fourth day Fire extinguishing operations in South Cyprus continue and have intensified since yesterday morning. A total of 16 aircraft including some from South Cyprus,… Continue reading

TRNC News 21.6.2016 – Leaders meeting is postponed

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Leaders meeting is postponed Today’s leaders meeting is postponed due to the forest fires in South Cyprus. The next scheduled meeting will be held on 23 June. TRNC Presidency has offered its assistance… Continue reading

TRNC News 20.6.2016 – Ozgurgun “Delegation of authority with Coordination Office out of the question”

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Özgürgün: “Delegation of any authority with the Coordination Office is out of the question” Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün stated that: “Delegation of any authority to the Coordination Office is out of the question”.… Continue reading

TRNC News 17th June 2016 – Leaders to meet again today

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Leaders to meet again today President Mustafa Akıncı and the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades will meet today within the framework of the Cyprus negotiations. The meeting will take place in the buffer… Continue reading

TRNC News 16.6.2016 – Akinci received Spehar

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Akıncı received Spehar President Mustafa Akıncı received Elizabeth Spehar who has been appointed as the new UN Secretary-General`s Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). Turkish Cypriot… Continue reading

TRNC News 15th June 2016 – Denktaş: “We do not delegate any authority to anyone in any way”

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Denktaş: “We do not delegate any authority to anyone in any way” Regarding the law approved by the Assembly about the establishment of a coordination office of Turkey’s Youth and Sports Ministry in… Continue reading

NCCCT Coffee Morning at Merit Royal Premium – June 2016

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NCCCT Coffee Morning By nccctsecretary… It was our last coffee morning of the season today. We closed in style at the stunning Merit Royal Premium Hotel in Alsancak, where we were treated to an… Continue reading

TRNC News 14.6.2016 – New SRSG Elizabeth Spehar arrived in Cyprus

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New SRSG Elizabeth Spehar arrived in Cyprus The new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Elizabeth Spehar has arrived in Cyprus… Continue reading

TRNC News 13.6.2016 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs : “We are following with concern”

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TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs: “We are following with concern” TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs made a statement regarding the recruitment of new professional soldiers by the Greek Cypriot Administration of South Cyprus… Continue reading

TRNC News 10.6.2016 – Kasulidis: “Ban wants to hold a tripartite meeting”

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Kasulidis: “Ban wants to hold a tripartite meeting” According to the Greek Cypriot news sources, Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister Yoannis Kasulidis who met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in New… Continue reading

TRNC News 9.6.2016 – Akinci “We will establish a united federal Cyprus”

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Akıncı: “We will establish a united federal Cyprus” President Mustafa Akıncı stated “Our proposals should not be associated with a co-federal state. We have not such an intention. We are aware of the… Continue reading