Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement: “Not obtaining the TRNC’s consent regarding extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission is against the UN’s own rules and principles”
Foreign Ministry: “Greek Cypriot leadership’s attempt to maintain the status quo is futile” The Deputy Prime Ministry and Ministry of Foreign Affairs recorded that the work coordinated by the Foreign Ministry will continue decisively in line with international law and taking into consideration the rights of former inhabitants […]
In a written statement the Turkish Foreign Ministry evaluated the UN Security Council’s consultations, as well as the press statement released thereafter, as abuse of the mandate of the UN Security Council. The written statement is as follows:
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.