Category Archive: News

TRNC News 17.1.2017 Kurtulmus: “Turkey has red-lines in Cyprus negotiations…”

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Kurtulmuş: “Turkey has red-lines in the Cyprus negotiations regarding territory and its guarantee” Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Numan Kurtulmuş has made the following statement in a live broadcast to AA regarding the… Continue reading

TRNC News 16.1.2017 President Akinci evaluated the Cyprus Conference…

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President Akıncı evaluated the Cyprus Conference and the negotiation process in Geneva President Mustafa Akıncı held a press conference at Ercan Airport upon his return to the island following the completion of the… Continue reading

TRNC News 13.1.2017 Geneva Cyprus conference UN joint statement

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Joint statement made by the UN: “This historic opportunity should not be missed, the security of one community cannot come at the expense of the security of the other” Following the completion of… Continue reading

TRNC News of Cyprus international conference in Geneva latest

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International conference to be held in Geneva today as part of the Cyprus talks The international conference for the Cyprus talks will be held at the UN Office at Geneva today, following 3… Continue reading

TRNC News 11.1.2017 2nd day of Cyprus summit in Geneva

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Second day of the Cyprus summit in Geneva The second day of the Cyprus summit in Geneva has been concluded. At the ongoing negotiations, President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades… Continue reading

TRNC News 10.1.2017 PM Ozgurgun: “Either an agreement, or TRNC will continue on current path….”

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Prime Minister Özgürgün: “Either there will be an agreement or the TRNC will continue on its current path, and it has the strength to do so” Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün stated that either… Continue reading

TRNC News 9.1.2017 : Leaders to meet again in Geneva today

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Leaders to meet again in Geneva today Turkish and Greek Cypriot Leaders will meet again today in Geneva, ahead of the first international Cyprus conference. The meeting of President Mustafa Akıncı and the… Continue reading

TRNC News 7.1.2017 : Cyprus negotiations will continue in Geneva

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Cyprus negotiations will continue in Geneva Cyprus negotiations will continue in Geneva as of Monday. Both sides have also invited the heads of the political parties to the negotiations. The international conference will… Continue reading

TRNC News 6.1.2017 Cavusoglu: “Turkish Cypriots want Turkey’s guarantee to continue”

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Çavuşoğlu: “The Turkish Cypriot people want Turkey’s guarantee to continue” Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that Turkey is sincere in its efforts to reach a just… Continue reading

TRNC News 5.1.2017 Ozgurgun: Cyprus negotiations, if no result, we will have a Plan B

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Özgürgün: “If there is no result in the Cyprus negotiations we will have a Plan B” Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün said that if there is no result in the Cyprus negotiations, then there… Continue reading

TRNC News 4.1.2017 Ertugruloglu: “Anastasiades trying to change format of Geneva conference….”

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Ertuğruloğlu: “Anastasiades is trying to unilaterally change the format of the Geneva conference – this cannot be accepted” Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu stated that he believes the Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades is… Continue reading

TRNC News 3.1.2017 PM Ozgurgun “We have confirmed Turkey’s support…”

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Prime Minister Özgürgün: “We have confirmed Turkey’s support for us once again” Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yıldırım in Ankara yesterday. Özgürgün… Continue reading

TRNC Officials condemn recent Istanbul Attack

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TRNC Officials condemn recent Istanbul Attack State and government officials have issued messages in reaction to Sunday’s terrorist attack [in a famous nightclub] in Istanbul which claimed the lives of 39 people. President… Continue reading

TRNC News 2.1.2017 Istanbul Terror Attack messages from TRNC

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President Akıncı, Prime Minister Özgürgün, and Parliamentary Speaker Siber issue messages regarding İstanbul terror attack President Mustafa Akıncı and Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün issued messages of condolence and condemnation following the terrorist attack… Continue reading

Cyprusscene.com and the road ahead in 2017

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By Chris Elliott……. The end of 2016 brings cyprusscene.com moving forward into its 5th year and what a fascinating journey it has continued to be. During this time we have seen many writers… Continue reading

TRNC News 30.12.2016 Akinci: “We head to Geneva, unwavering and determined….”

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Akıncı: “We head off to Geneva, unwavering and determined, with the goal of establishing a new federal Cyprus where Cypriots can live equally in freedom and security” President Mustafa Akıncı has stated that… Continue reading

TRNC News 29.12.2016 Ozgurgun presentation re Cyprus issue at LAU

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Prime Minister Özgürgün made a presentation about the Cyprus issue at LAÜ Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün visited Lefke, the sixth District of the TRNC, and made a presentation at the conference entitled “Cyprus’s… Continue reading

TRNC News 28.12.2016 Akinci: Expectations for the Geneva talks

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Akıncı outlines his expectations for the Geneva talks In an interview with Turkish BBC, President Mustafa Akıncı said that he has high expectations for the Geneva talks. Akıncı underlined, however, that it would… Continue reading