Tatar: “The decision taken on Cyprus was unreasonable, totally in favour of the Greek Cypriot side”
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay said that the UN peacekeeping mission is no longer needed in Cyprus and that it should be turned into a civilian mission.
By Peri Sualp …. In August 1960, after Cyprus gained independence from British rule, both Greek and Turkish Cypriots agreed to run the island together on an equal basis.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay gave an interview to Halkın Sesi correspondent in New York. Stating that there is an atmosphere of cold war at the UN Security Council, Özersay said that the Cyprus problem is not at the top of world agenda.