Kanbay presents Ertuğruloğlu with a card in memory of 15 July

Turkish Ambassador to Lefkoşa Derya Kanbay met with Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu yesterday. Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustafa Lakadamyalı, was also present at the meeting. During the meeting, Kanbay presented a memorial card to Ertuğruloğlu in memory of those who lost their lives during the “Attempted Coup in Turkey on 15 July [...]

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu attended the Cyprus talks in Geneva

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu attended the talks in Geneva at which the Cyprus Summit and International Cyprus Conference were realized from 9-12 January, alongside Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün. Ertuğruloğlu met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who attended the International Cyprus Conference on behalf of Turkey, one of the three guarantor countries. Ertuğruloğlu and Çavuşoğlu [...]

Ertuğruloğlu: “Anastasiades is trying to unilaterally change the format of the Geneva conference – this cannot be accepted”

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu stated that he believes the Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades is trying to unilaterally change the format of the Geneva conference and this cannot be accepted. Ertuğruloğlu outlined that it was agreed that the Geneva summit will be held with the participation of the Turkish Cypriot side and Greek Cypriot side [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu held official contacts in Ankara

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu, who went to Ankara for a series of high level official contacts was received by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on 27 December 2016. Ertuğruloğlu was accompanied by the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The meeting which was closed to the press took place at the Presidential complex. Yesterday, Foreign Minister [...]

Minister Ertuğruloğlu gave a briefing to foreign journalists

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu gave a briefing to 27 foreign journalists from 19 different countries who arrived in the TRNC in order to attend the celebrations for the 33rd Anniversary of the Establishment of the TRNC. During the briefing held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 15:00 today, Minister Ertuğruloğlu informed the journalists [...]

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu received a delegation from the UK Parliament All Party Parliamentary Group for the TRNC

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu received a delegation from the UK Parliament All Party Parliamentary Group for the TRNC who has come to the TRNC on the occasion of the 33rd establishment anniversary of the TRNC. During the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Ertuğruloğlu informed the delegation about the latest stage reached [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu attended the Warsaw Security Forum

The Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu attended the Warsaw Security Forum as an official representative of the TRNC. The forum, which was organized by Casimir Pulaski Foundation, took place in the Polish capital, Warsaw, on 26-28 October 2016. Minister Ertuğruloğlu attended the forum at the invitation of the Forum President. Minister Ertuğruloğlu attended sessions on energy issues, [...]

TRNC Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu states that “Turkey should have the right to intervene when required”

  The Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu stated that the Turkish Cypriot Government does not insist on keeping the 1960 guarantee system as it is; however, one condition which they are seeking in any new guarantee system is the continuation of Turkey’s right to intervene when required. Speaking at the General Council of the Parliament, Foreign Minister [...]

Ertuğruloğlu spoke at the 43rd Council of Ministers meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

 Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu made a speech at the 43rd Council of Ministers meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Within the framework of the decisions of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Cyprus, Minister Ertuğruloğlu expressed the expectations of the Turkish Cypriot side regarding the establishment of close relationship with brotherly member [...]