The Presidency made a statement regarding the registration of Hellim in the presence of the European Union. The statement is as follows:
The EU Commission’s Geographical Indications Agency and EU Permanent Committee on Food Safety and Standards approved the registration of Hellim as a protected designation of origin (PDO).
Producers, farmers, livestock breeders and producers operating in the Hellim sector made a call to the representatives of the European Commission in respect of the proposal that would enable the geographical registration of Hellim and its import from Northern Cyprus to European Union countries.
TRNC News Today 6th November 2015 “The Hellim issue should be resolved within the framework of Confidence Building Measures” Foreign Minister Emine Çolak stated that if the issue of the production and monitoring of Hellim is resolved with the understanding within the framework of confidence building measures […]