President Mustafa Akıncı stated that everyone wants peace and stability on the island of Cyprus, and that no one wants the next generations to face the same difficulties as before. Akıncı also added that the resources of the island are enough for all its residents, and that everyone can benefit fairly from the island’s blessings.

Speaking about his social dinner with the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades following a hiatus of nearly 10-months on 16 April, President Akıncı said that he had evaluated the latest situation and exchanged views with the leaders of the political parties represented at the TRNC Assembly.

Emphasizing that it is very important for the two sides in Cyprus to understand each other, to find common ground, and to imagine a common future with a common vision, which Akıncı noted can only be achieved by trying to understand one another through dialogue.