Category Archive: News

TRNC News 23.9.2016 – Akıncı: “settlement needs support of international community”

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Akıncı: “The settlement needs to be supported by the international community” President Akıncı has stated that any settlement in Cyprus must be supported by the international community. The President was speaking in a… Continue reading

TRNC News 22.9.2016 – President Akıncı met with British Foreign Secretary Johnson

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President Akıncı met with British Foreign Secretary Johnson Yesterday, President Mustafa Akıncı held his first meeting in New York with the UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. In his statement following the meeting, Akıncı… Continue reading

TRNC News 21.9.2016 – President Akıncı: “Half a century of isolation must end”

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President Akıncı: “Half a century of isolation must end” The Turkish Cypriot people have been isolated from the world and the international community for too long, President Mustafa Akıncı has stated. Speaking to… Continue reading

TRNC News 20.9.2016 – Akinci departs for New York for 71st UNGA

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 Akıncı departs for New York today on an official visit to the UNGA President Mustafa Akıncı departs for New York today as part of an official visit to the 71st United Nations General… Continue reading

TRNC News 19th September 2016 Akinci: “Our objective is a federal settlement”

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“Our objective is a federal settlement” states President Akıncı According to a statement by President Akıncı, the objective of the Cyprus negotiations is to create a federal settlement. Neither a confederation nor a… Continue reading

TRNC President Akıncı says: Cyprus deal possible in 90 days

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TRNC President Akıncı says: Cyprus deal possible in 90 days A peace deal can be reached on Cyprus within 90 days if both sides of the divided Mediterranean island are willing and decisive… Continue reading

TRNC News 9.9.2016 – Akinci: Our principle aim is a 5 party conference

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Akıncı: “Our principle aim is a five party conference” President Mustafa Akıncı stated that the principle aim of the tripartite summit, which is to be held on 26 September 2016 in New York,… Continue reading

TRNC News 8.9.2016 – Akinci: Negotiations ongoing but guarantee system must include Turkey

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Akıncı: Cyprus negotiations are ongoing but the new Guarantee system must also include Turkey President Mustafa Akıncı stated that establishing a system of guarantees which excludes Turkey and expecting the Turkish Cypriots to… Continue reading

North Cyprus Expat NGOs meet with the TRNC Ministry of Tourism and Environment

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By Chris Elliott…… Having had ongoing contact with the Ministry of Tourism and Environment, Margaret Sheard and I were delighted to be asked by their new Undersecretary, Ismet Esenyel to help facilitate a… Continue reading

TRNC News 7.9.2016 – Leaders discussed the Economy and EU Chapters

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Leaders discussed the Economy and EU chapters President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades met yesterday as part of the second round of the intensified Cyprus negotiations. The Leaders’ meeting took… Continue reading

TRNC News 6.9.2016 – Leaders met again today

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Leaders met again today President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades met again today as part of the intensified negotiation process. Today’s meeting was the Leaders’ fifth meeting in the second… Continue reading

TRNC News 5.9.2016 – Schulz optimistic about reaching a solution to Cyprus problem

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Schulz optimistic about the reaching of a solution to the Cyprus problem In a statement to the German newspaper “Rheinische Post”, the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has outlined that efforts… Continue reading

TRNC News 2.9.2016 : Leaders meet again today

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Leaders meet again today President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades met again today as part of the Cyprus negotiation process. The Leaders have held three of the seven meetings which… Continue reading

TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement : Southern Cyprus to Egypt undersea pipelines agreement

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The Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus has taken even further its existing collaboration with Egypt in relation to the hydrocarbon resources. We strongly condemn the signing of a framework agreement by Greek… Continue reading

TRNC News 1.9.2016 : Akinci: …complete intensified negotiation process and hold tripartite meeting in New York”

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Akıncı: “Our aim is to successfully complete the intensified negotiation process and hold a tripartite meeting in New York” President Mustafa Akıncı met with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu yesterday, as part… Continue reading

TRNC News 26.8.2016 : Sucuoglu: Positive meeting with Turkish Minister of Health

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Sucuoğlu: “ Positive meeting with Turkish Minister of Health Recep Akdağ” The Turkish Minister of Health Recep Akdağ said that a fully equipped and functional hospital is essential to provide the Turkish Cypriot… Continue reading

Cyprus Negotiations – Akıncı says next 3 Weeks are crucial

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Cyprus Negotiations Akıncı says next 3 Weeks are crucial President Mustafa Akıncı has said that the next three weeks were very important for the Cyprus Problem. He said that depending on the progress… Continue reading

TRNC News 19.8.2016 Akinci: September can mark the beginning of a new period

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Akıncı: “If it is possible to provide the basis for multi-lateral meetings at the upcoming seven meetings, September can mark the beginning of a new period” President Mustafa Akıncı returned to the island… Continue reading