ÖZGÜRGÜN: “AN AGREEMENT WILL BE A DREAM BECAUSE OF THE ATTITUDE OF GREEK CYPRIOT SIDE”

TRNC Foreign Affairs Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün stated that “the sole responsible for not reaching a compromise in the negotiation process till today is Greek Cypriot side” and expressed that to expect a solution in Cyprus is a dream after South Cyprus takes over the term-presidency.

Stating that the negotiations on Cyprus problem are at a standstill, Foreign Affairs Minister Özgürgün pointed out that the activities of technical committees carry on and the evaluations concerning confidence building measures continue.

Pointing out that Cyprus problem enters into ambiguity because of the elections to be held in South Cyprus next year, the Minister emphasized

that after leader of Greek Cypriot administration Dimitris Christofias explained that he would not be a candidate; it is unknown what will be the attitude of new leader to be elected next year towards the negotiation procedure.

Stating that Greek Cypriot side is satisfied with the status quo and does not need a solution, Özgürgün pointed out that Greek Cypriot side aims to hold the status quo within the framework of negotiation process.

Source:- TRNC Public Information Office.