Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay made a statement regarding the Yavuz drilling vessel which started drilling at G zone in South Cyprus. Stressing that it was expressed a few months ago that this step would be taken by the TRNC, Özersay said “As the TRNC, we will conduct drilling at [...]
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay met with the UN Undersecretary for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix within the framework of his New York contacts. The meeting was held at the UN Headquarters. In his statement following the meeting, Özersay said that the issues related to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus [...]
Regarding the EastMed pipeline project agreement between the Greek Cypriot Administration, Greece and Israel.
PRODUCT OF HEGAMONIC AND EGO-CENTRIC MENTALITY East-Med gas pipeline project signed by the Greek Cypriot administration, Greece and Israel is a new example of the hostile and provocative attempt aiming to exclude Turkish Cypriot people and Turkey from the energy equation in the region. Concerning such activities, the attitude and intention rather than economic considerations [...]
The decision taken by the United States to lift the arms embargo, which has been imposed on the Greek Cypriot administration since 1987, so as to prevent, inter alia, negative implications on the negotiations to reach a settlement on the Cyprus problem, would certainly harm peace and stability in Cyprus as well as the Eastern [...]
We would like to express openly and clearly that the Island of Cyprus does not belong to the Greek Cypriots; the Island of Cyprus is not an island under the administration of the Greek Cypriots and any decision regarding the future of the Island cannot be taken by the Greek Cypriots in disregard of the [...]
GREEK CYPRIOT LEADERSHIP’S ATTEMPT TO MAINTAIN THE STATUS QUO IS FUTILE The ongoing work related to the decision of our Government regarding the closed area of Maraş (Varosha) are being undertaken within the framework of international law, as well as with due consideration of the rights of the Evkaf and former inhabitants of the said [...]