President Ersin Tatar received US Ambassador to South Cyprus Judith Gail Garber. According to the information from the TRNC Presidency, during the meeting which lasted about two hours, Ambassador Garber congratulated President Tatar for his election as TRNC President.
The 5th President of the TRNC, Ersin Tatar, took over the Presidency from the 4th President Mustafa Akıncı with a handing over ceremony held at the Presidential Palace on Friday, 23rd October 2020.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that Turkey will always defend the rights of Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots in the Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus, adding that they will not make concessions in any way in this respect.
Stating that the 52-year period of the Cyprus negotiations, which failed to yield results, was the main reason for the victimisation, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay said that he will not confine the Turkish Cypriots to the negotiation table.