TRNC News Today 6th February 2014

TRNC PRESIDENCY: “NEWS WITH REGARD TO REACHING AN AGREEMENT ON THE JOINT STATEMENT WITH GREEK SIDE DOES NOT REFLECT REALITY”

The TRNC Presidency made a statement last night (5th February 2014) and stated that trnc-flagnews on some media sources and internet as: “an agreement has been reached on the joint statement with the Greek Side” does not reflect the reality.

In the written statement made by the Presidency Press Office it has been said :“The process related to the joint statement is still continuing. As the Turkish Cypriot side we are committed to our proposal which was presented by receiving coalition government and main opposition parties’ opinions and appreciation of all related sides during the visit of TR Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on 14th December 2013”.

The statement continued: “We are continuing our contacts regarding this issue in accordance with our position. In case any proposal is presented to us, the necessary attitude will be determined by evaluating in the direction of Turkish Cypriots’ rights and benefits and if a compromise is reached, it will be announced without any delay”.

MATTHEW KIDD VISITS TCCC

British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd visited the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of CoMatthew Kiddmmerce (TCCC) yesterday (5th February 2014).

According to the written statement released from TCCC, British High Commission, Second Secretary, Nicolas Kennedy and British High Commission, Second Secretary, Rebecca Shah who will take over the office attended the meeting.

Expressing his pleasure due to the visit, President of the Chamber, Günay Çerkez thanked British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd. Günay Çerkez emphasized the importance of the role of British High Commissioner for the Chamber and added that they always support the solution process.

MASS GRAVE WHERE MISSING TURKISH CYPRIOTS BURIED HAS BEEN FOUND OUT IN SOUTH NICOSIA

Agony in CyprusIt has been announced that missing Turkish Cypriots have been found buried all together in a ‘tunnel’ in ‘Elaionon’ region in the Greek side, in Nicosia and the Committee on Missing Persons will excavate in the region.

Greek Cypriot daily ‘Fileleftheros’, published that it has been evaluated that there were about 10 missing Turkish Cypriots in the mass grave and the location of the ‘tunnel’ has been identified through satellite data.

The newspaper also pointed out that the greatest number of missing Turkish Cypriots had been recorded in 1963.

Source: TRNC Public Information Office