1. Condolence message from Özersay to Indonesian Foreign Minister …
  2. Lute is coming to Cyprus to meet with the leaders …
  3. Allen: “We want to see a comprehensive solution in Cyprus” …
  4. Fatih sailed to Mediterranean for first drilling …
  5. Taner to give a recital in Morocco’s capital Rabat …

Condolence message from Özersay to Indonesian Foreign Minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay sent a message of condolence to the Indonesian Foreign Minister regarding the plane crash.

In his message, Özersay said, “On behalf of the Turkish Cypriot people and my Government, I would like to extend my deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved families of the victims of this tragic accident, as well as the Government and brotherly people of Indonesia.”

Lute is coming to Cyprus to meet with the leaders

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ temporary special envoy to Cyprus Jane Holl Lute will arrive in the island for a day’s visit in order to meet with President Mustafa Akıncı and the Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades.

Lute will be meeting with Anastasiades this morning (31 October 2018) and then meeting with Akıncı in the afternoon.

 

Allen: “We want to see a comprehensive solution in Cyprus”

Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN, Jonathan Allen stated that they want to see a comprehensive solution in Cyprus.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ Cyprus report was discussed for the first time in a closed session at the United Nations Security Council.

Allen, who made a statement to the press before the meeting, stated that he welcomed the Guterres’ Cyprus report and added that they want to see a comprehensive solution in Cyprus.

The Netherlands Permanent Representative to the UN Karel Van Oosterom said that it was disappointing that after the Crans Montana process no steps had been taken towards developing the political process.

Fatih sailed to Mediterranean for first drilling

Turkey’s first drilling vessel ‘Fatih’ sailed to the Mediterranean to start the country’s first deep-sea drilling operations. Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez stated that for the first time, Turkey is conducting deep sea drilling operation with its own vessel. Dönmez gave a speech at the ceremony held for the first drilling. Dönmez said that Turkey has always supported stability, peace and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean, and has taken steps within the framework of maritime law.

“Turkey will always protect the rights of the Turkish Cypriots in accordance with international maritime law in respect of unilateral and illegal steps. Pointing out that naval forces and coast guard are accompanying ‘Fatih’, Dönmez said that there is not any security risk but in a situation of risk, Turkey will do the necessary.

Taner to give a recital in Morocco’s capital Rabat

Pianist Rüya Taner will give a recital in Morocco’s capital, Rabat within the framework of the 95th Anniversary of Establishment of the Turkish Republic in cooperation with the Rabat Embassy in Turkey and Library of the Kingdom of Morocco. The recital will be held at the Library Hall today (31st October).