Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu held a joint press conference with his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias after their meeting in Ankara yesterday. The Cyprus issue was discussed at the meeting.
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Speaking at an Economy and Policy Seminar at the Middle East Technical University Campus in the TRNC, President Mustafa Akıncı said that if a solution is reached with the Greek Cypriot side, the TRNC will take its place as an equal founding state, otherwise it will continue on its own way. “There is no need to search for other paths,” Akıncı said.
The TRNC Assembly’s Law, Political Affairs and Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved the ‘Election and Referendum (Amendment) Draft Law’ yesterday. The draft law will be discussed at the General Assembly next Monday.
In a joint statement on the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ report on the Cyprus negotiations published last week, former negotiators Osman Ertuğ and Ergün Olgun have announced that the opportunity to find common ground within Guterres’ framework has been lost.
The Presidential spokesman Barış Burcu has stated that the decision of the Greek Cypriot House of Representatives demanding the cancellation of the Treaties of Guarantee and the withdrawal of Turkish troops from the island is “completely unilateral and invalid”.
‘Think Clean‘ is an environmental cleanliness and protection project started by the TRNC Presidency. The target of the project is to turn the principle ‘think clean, live clean‘ to a life style with projects involving all departments of the state, municipalities, associations and citizens to create a clean, green, flowery country with blue seas and clean air.