President Mustafa Akıncı’s determination to protect the rights of the Turkish Cypriot people and also his stance regarding the Greek Cypriot side’s unilateral operations regarding natural gas is amply clear and well known.
Presidential Spokesman Barış Burcu stated that resuming negotiations is only possible if the Greek Cypriot Parliament eliminates the wrong decision to commemorate the 1950 Enosis plebiscite in schools.
We are pleased to observe that every day more and more people from the Greek Cypriot community are acknowledging that the decision taken by the Greek Cypriot Parliament to commemorate the 1950 Enosis Plebiscite at schools was a mistake.
Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu emphasised that political equality is one of the basic principles of a solution along with the freedom and security of the Turkish Cypriot people.
BURCU: THE MAP PRESENTED BY THE GREEK CYPRIOT SIDE CANNOT BE ACCEPTED, THE PRESIDENT SENT A LETTER TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL IN THIS REGARD
Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu said yesterday that “Property” and then “Governance and Power-Sharing” chapters will be on the agenda during the negotiations and added that the matters are being discussed as planned.
It has come to our attention that on a program broadcasted on the Greek Cypriot state television
PIK, their İstanbul correspondent Anna Andreou reported that Turkish Foreign Minister Mr. Cavuşoğlu’s recent visit to the TRNC was in fact aimed at persuading President Akıncı, who was considering resignation, not to resign from his post
The negotiation process which will be held on 9 January 2017, will be a conference on 12 January 2017 by the participation of three Guarantor states in order to find a final solution to the Cyprus problem.
According to reports in the Greek Cypriot press based on sources in
the Greek Cypriot administration, it is understood that the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources will be making a visit to the Greek Cypriot side next week to sign an agreement with the Greek Cypriot administration regarding the gas that will be sold to Egypt.
President Akıncı, who believes that we now need social peace and consensus culture more than ever, took into consideration the difference of opinion and social unrest regarding the draft law for establishing an Overseas Coordination Office between Turkey and the Ministry of the TRNC Youth and Sports, and took a step in this regard