Ertuğruloğlu: “The Negotiation process within present UN parameters has ended, and “a new process can only begin on the basis of equality”

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tahsin Ertugruloğlu has said that the only parties responsible for the failure of the Cyprus Conference in Crans-Montana, the culmination of a 50 year negotiation process, were the Greek Cypriot side, and Greece. He said, “We don’t have any more time to be stolen and lost. This process which has been [...]

Ertuğruloğlu : “Turkish Cypriot people were reborn, taking the chance to live in security and establishing their own state on 20th of July”

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu has expressed his desire for  efforts to begin towards achieving international recognition of the TRNC. In his message issued due to 20th July Peace and Freedom Day, Ertuğruloğlu said that the date 20th uly 1974 is the date on which the Turkish Cypriot people were reborn, taking the chance to live in security [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu is in Crans Montana

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu travelled to Crans Montana this week in order to attend the Conference on Cyprus in Switzerland. The latest session of the Cyprus Conference, which started in Geneva on 12 January 2017 and aims to find a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus, began in Crans Montana on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu will [...]

Ertuğruloğlu: “Turkish Armed Forces will continue to exist in Cyprus”

Discussing the presence of the Turkish Armed Forces on the island ahead of the Conference on Cyprus in Switzerland on 28 June, Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu said, “The Turkish Armed Forces will continue to exist in Cyprus.” Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu was replying to questions from an AA reporter regarding the Cyprus negotiation process and the [...]

Ertuğruloğlu received by Turkish President Erdoğan

Minister Ertuğruloğlu was received by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday in Ankara, where he travelled to hold meetings ahead of the Cyprus Conference, which will start on 28 June in Switzerland. During the meeting held at the Turkish Presidency, the Cyprus negotiation process was discussed ahead of the Cyprus Conference in Crans-Montana. The delegations [...]

Ertuğruloğlu: “A guarantee system without Motherland Turkey’s right to unilateral intervention is impossible”

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu held an interdelegation meeting in Ankara. Following the meeting, the two ministers made statements to the press. Minister Ertuğruloğlu said, “I want to emphasize that a guarantee system which does not include Motherland Turkey’s right to unilateral intervention is not really a guarantee system, and [...]