TRNC News Today 17th June 2013
FATHERS’ DAY MESSAGE FROM TRNC PRESIDENT DERVIŞ EROĞLU
Pointing out that contribution of fathers has been great in the Turkish Cypriots’ turning into a people owning a State from a community which was going to be extinct, President Eroğlu said: “Our fathers’ role in protecting our national and religious identity, loyalty to their country, and their determination in the sustenance of their families in security has been great in becoming a State.
Expressing that as the Turkish side they will evaluate the last chance to reach a solution in the Cyprus issue based on the realities on the island in the best way Eroğlu said: “If our Greek neighbours sincerely desire the compromise of two communities in Cyprus, they should give up their delaying tactics as soon as possible and should come to the negotiation table with a solution orientated approach in accordance with a road map which shall be determined.
Derviş Eroğlu stressed that they want Cyprus to be an island of peace, tranquillity and friendship instead of conflict.
President Eroğlu issued a ‘Fathers Day’ message and noted that fathers are continuing to provide valuable services in every aspect of the TRNC.
HATEFUL WORDS FROM PAPHOS METROPOLITAN
Paphos Metropolitan Yeorgi’s said that if the dreadful minority and Hellenic resisters of the Junta did not undermine Makarios III , Greek Cypriot people would enjoy freedom.
According to the Greek Cypriot daily Haravgi, Yeorgios said that as a religious and political leader Makarios III. believed in the power of the Greek Cypriot people, their self confidence, history and the power of justice and thus they destroyed the British rule and added:
“Makarios III performed very valuable services as a President after the independency. If the dreadful minority and Hellenic resisters of Junta did not undermine Makarios, Greek Cypriot people would enjoy freedom today.”
ECHR WILL NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL APPLICATIONS MADE BY RELATIVES OF GREEK CYPRIOT MISSING PERSONS
It has been stated that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has taken a decision not to accept personal applications made by the relatives of Greek Cypriot missing persons.
In the statement made by the Association of Relatives of Greek Cypriot Missing Persons, it has been stated that the decision of ECHR blocks the way for applying to ECHR and also prevents the attempts for strengthening the respect for human rights in the international area.
According to the Greek Cypriot press, it has been stated in the decision that the relatives of Greek Cypriot missing persons should apply to the “department of missing persons” established in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus regarding the fate of the Greek Cypriot missing persons.
Source: TRNC Public Information Office