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Regarding the refusal of entry into TRNC of a Serbian group of children that arrived in South Cyprus to participate in the 19th International 23rd of April Children’s Festival

Children performance groups from various countries including Serbia were invited to participate in the 19th International 23rd of April Children’s Festival organized as part of the annual 23rd of April National Sovereignty and Children’s Day celebrations. A group of children from Serbia that arrived at the Larnaca Airport in South Cyprus in order to attend [...]

Regarding religious ceremonies and liturgies

As we have repeatedly expressed on every occasion where the issue of religious freedoms has come up, the freedoms of religion, thought and conscience are under the protection of the Constitution of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). All individuals residing in our country, including foreign nationals, are free to join any sorts of [...]

Regarding the illegal hydrocarbon exploration activities of the Greek Cypriot Administration in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Greek Cypriot Administration continues to cause irreparable damage to the negotiation process with its unilateral initiatives which has already been destroyed as a result of the Enosis decision. The most recent example of this is the Greek Cypriot Administration’s illegal hydrocarbon exploration activities carried out in the Eastern Mediterranean, in complete disregard of the [...]

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Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu briefs students of Carolina University

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu briefed students from the History and Political Science Department of the US Coastal Carolina University on the Cyprus issue and the ongoing negotiation process. Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mustafa Lakadamyalı and General Director Kemal Köprülü accompanied Minister Ertuğruloğlu during the briefing, which took place at the Conference Hall [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu speaks to students granted state scholarships

  During an event organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of National Education and Culture entitled “North Cyprus Volunteer Ambassadors”, Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu briefed students coming from developing countries who are studying in the TRNC universities with state scholarships on the Cyprus issue. Ertuğruloğlu and Minister of National Education and Culture [...]

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