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Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay visits Jeddah

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay had high level contacts in Jeddah where he went upon the official invitation of the OIC Secretary-General El-Useymin. Özersay and the Secretary-General El-Useymin exchanged views on various issues, including developing relations with the OIC, at which the TRNC is an observer member under the title [...]

Foreign Minister Özersay participates in ECO meeting in Tajikistan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay participated in the “23rd Meeting of the Council of Ministers (COM) of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), at which the TRNC is an observer member under the title of ‘Turkish Cypriot State’. The meeting was organised in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, on 16-17 April [...]

Özersay: “The clock is ticking on the issue of natural gas”

Regarding the natural resources around the island of Cyprus, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay has warned, “The clock is ticking.” Speaking following his bilateral meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara, Özersay added: “If the Greek Cypriot side wishes to reach a compromise with the Turkish Cypriot side, [...]

Özersay: “We have reached a full agreement with Turkey regarding the future of the Cyprus problem, maritime jurisdiction and the hydrocarbon issue”

TRNC Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kudret Özersay met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara yesterday. During a joint press conference following the meeting, Foreign Minister Özersay emphasized that a full agreement was reached with Turkey on the future of the Cyprus problem, maritime jurisdiction, and the hydrocarbon issue. “Whether [...]

Özersay : “The Channels of Diplomacy are Open”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay indicated that if the Greek Cypriot side wants to take common steps with the Turkish Cypriot side regarding the island’s natural resources, the channels of diplomacy are open. He said: “However if this is not taken into consideration, the TRNC will also carry out drilling [...]