1. President Akıncı: “We have been struck with deep sorrow caused by the flood disaster and the consequent loss of life” …
  2. Prime Minister Erhürman : “Greatest sorrow is loss of lives” …
  3. Özersay made a statement from his social media account …
  4. Minister Ozersay received Republican People’s Party President Kılıçdaroğlu …

President Akıncı: “We have been struck with deep sorrow caused by the flood disaster and the consequent loss of life”

Stating that the flood disaster our country has experienced, the loss of the lives of three of our young persons and the fact that one person is still missing has greatly saddened us, President Akıncı said that following healing the wounds of this pain immediately as a country we have to start the necessary work and this is an irrecusable task.  

In his message due to the flood disaster in the country, President Akıncı expressed that he had no doubt that the public  will work in solidarity  and do all it can to assist these efforts.

On the night of 5th December and the following day (6th December) flood and landslides especially in Girne, Girne Bogazı, Alsancak, Lapta and Dikmen caused loss of life and property.

The bodies of three young people who were swept away by the floods in their car in Girne Bogazı Ciklos area were found in Girne, however there is one person still missing. 

Prime Minister Erhürman : “Greatest sorrow is loss of lives”

Prime Minister Erhurman stressed that the flood disaster has caused great sorrow and loss of lives. Erhürman also stressed that the necessary precautions will be taken so that such a disaster in which there is a great loss of property will never be faced again.

The Prime Minister made evaluations in Ciklos, Lapta, and Dikmen and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay and Agriculture and Natural Resources Minister Erkut Şahali accompanied him.

Due to the flood disaster a crisis committee has been established and schools were closed yesterday and again today (6th and 7th December).

Özersay made a statement from his social media account

In a statement he made from his social media account, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay wished condolences and patience to the families of the young persons who lost their lives due to the flood disaster on the night of 5th December and the following day (6th December).

Minister Ozersay received Republican People’s Party President Kılıçdaroğlu

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay received in his office the leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) inTurkey, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu who has paid a visit to the TRNC today (7th December).

Undersecretary of the Deputy Prime Ministry and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Güneş Onar and Director of Political Affairs Gülfem Veziroğlu Sevgili were also present at the reception which took place at the Ministry at 12:15.

CHP Vice President İstanbul MP Ahmet Ünal Çeviköz and TRNC representative of CHP Mustafa Yürükçü accompanied the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kılıçdaroğlu.