Category Archive: News

TRNC News 10.2.2017 Akinci: Greek Cypriot side should prepare community for realities

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President Akıncı: “The Greek Cypriot side should prepare its community for some realities” Speaking to the media following his meeting yesterday with Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades, President Mustafa Akıncı informed the press… Continue reading

TRNC News 9.2.2017 Siber: “Any agreement should eliminate concern for security and guarantees”

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Siber: “Any agreement should eliminate concerns about security and guarantees” Speaker of the Assembly Sibel Siber has said that any agreement on Cyprus should eliminate the concerns of the Turkish Cypriots on security… Continue reading

TRNC News 8th February 2017 : Ozgurgun “Turkey’s full and effective guarantee necessary”

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Özgürgün: “Turkey’s full and effective guarantee is necessary” Speaking at the “Discover North Cyprus” event, Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün emphasized that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is necessary. 90% of the… Continue reading

TRNC News 7th February 2017 Saner to attend OIC meeting in Jeddah

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Saner to attend the OIC meeting in Jeddah The Minister of Labour and Social Security Hamza Ersan Saner will go to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in order to attend the Ministerial Conference under the… Continue reading

TRNC News 6.2.2017 Burcu: Political equality one of basic principles of settlement

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Burcu: “Political equality is one of the basic principles of the settlement” Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu stated that the political equality of the Turkish Cypriot people is one of the basic principles of… Continue reading

TRNC News 3.2.2017 Merkel and Yildirim discussed Cyprus issue

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Merkel and Yıldırım discussed the Cyprus issue Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday, who had been in Ankara for a working visit. A bilateral joint press meeting… Continue reading

TRNC News 2.2.2017 Akinci “No-one should ask for pause in negotiations”

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President Akıncı: “No one should ask for pause in the negotiations” President Mustafa Akıncı said that if a result is not reached within 2-3 months on the Cyprus issue, the process will decline… Continue reading

TRNC News 1.2.2017 FM Ertuğruloğlu : “UN has stolen 50 years from Turkish Cypriots”

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Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu: “UN has stolen 50 years from the Turkish Cypriots” Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu stated that the United Nations has stolen 50 years from the Turkish Cypriots to solve the Cyprus… Continue reading

TRNC News 30.1.2017 Akinci: I am responsible for my conscience and my people

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Akıncı: “I am responsible for two things: my conscience and my people” President Mustafa Akıncı gave an update on the latest stage reached on the negotiation process and responded to criticisms in a… Continue reading

TRNC News 27.1.2017 Denktas: Cyprus solution not possible if Greek Cypriots wish for ownership

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Denktaş: “Solution in Cyprus is not possible as long as the Greek Cypriots wish for ownership of the island” The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Serdar Denktaş gave a speech at… Continue reading

TRNC News 26.1.2017 Akinci: “EU has no security and guarantee mechanism”

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Akıncı: “EU has no security and guarantee mechanism” President Mustafa Akıncı stated that the guarantees desired by Turkish Cypriots related to protecting their security cannot be provided by the EU because the EU… Continue reading

TRNC News 25.1.2017 Kanbay: Greek PM defines Cyprus issue as Turkey’s occupation

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Kanbay: “It is interesting that the Greek Prime Minister defines Cyprus issue as Turkey’s occupation of the island” The Turkish Ambassador to Nicosia Derya Kanbay stated that some parties prefer to forget the… Continue reading

Tulips News update January 2017

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Hello readers, Thank you to Robert and Simon Brown for choosing to honour the life of their mother, Jacqui Smith by helping give life to others. It was a privilege for Tulips/HTWCA to… Continue reading

TRNC News 23.1.2017 Ertugruloglu: “Negotiations in Geneva should be concluded”

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Ertuğruloğlu: “The negotiations in Geneva should be concluded” The TRNC Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu has stated that all parties should find a way to conclude the ongoing negotiations in Cyprus and that open-ended… Continue reading

TRNC FM Ertugruloglu gave interview to Al Jazeera Turk and The Economist

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Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu gave an interview on Cyprus negotiations to Al Jazeera Turk broadcasting in Turkey and the Economist which is broadcasting in Brussels. Answering the questions of Ece Göksedef from Al… Continue reading

TRNC News 20.1.2017 Cyprus five-party conference update

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Five-party conference update The UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide has said that the second five-party conference on Cyprus concluded yesterday after two days of discussion. Eide stated that security… Continue reading

TRNC News 19.1.2017 Akinci met with Kanbay

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Akıncı met with Kanbay President Mustafa Akıncı met with Turkish Ambassador to Lefkoşa Derya Kanbay yesterday afternoon. Akıncı and Kanbay exchanged views regarding the five-party Cyprus conference and the negotiation process during the… Continue reading

TRNC News 18.1.2017 Five-Party conference continues in Mont Pelerin

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Five-Party Conference continues in Mont Pèlerin The five-party conference, where “Security and Guarantees” were discussed, continues today in Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland, after a five-day break. Following three days of intensified negotiations that took… Continue reading