As part of a series of visits to governmental institutions, President Mustafa Akıncı met with the TRNC Court of Accounts Osman Korahan, with whom he exchanged views.
President Mustafa Akıncı, who visited the Speaker of Parliament Sibel Siber, pointed out that as time is approaching, the issue of setting the clock back for daylight saving is on the agenda again. The issue which is causing division in the society must be dealt broadly within the light of the scientific data in the Parliament, the President said.
“It is not acceptable to disregard the views of the Presidency while taking such and similar decisions that may affect the Cyprus problem and the relations between the two communities.”
Following the Cyprus Conference in Crans Montana which was announced by the UNSG to have closed without solution , President Akıncı today came together with Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic Sibel Siber at an initial briefing and evaluation meeting with regards to the process
President Mustafa Akıncı made evaluations about Geneva conference to be held on June 28th.
Underlining that constructive approach of all the parties was key to the solution of the Cyprus problem, President Mustafa Akıncı has said “What is needed is not prolonged negotiations that drag on indefintely but determination”
Secretary General António Guterres met today with President Akıncı and Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades.
President Mustafa Akıncı and Foreign Affairs Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu highlighted that the Turkish Cypriot side is ready to participate in a conference to be held in Geneva without preconditions and to discuss all issues, including security and guarantees.
President Mustafa Akıncı underlined that the Greek Cypriot leadership’s new stance revealed at the meeting held on 17th May which included preconditions contrary to the previous agreements cannot yield any results.
“As of today, we have been communicated that the Greek Cypriot leader’s insistence on prerequisites is the official stance of the Greek Cypriot side,” said President Akıncı. “We are not in a position to accept prerequisites.”