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Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay on the occasion of the 44th Anniversary of the 20 July 1974 Peace Operation

In his celebratory message on the occasion of Peace and Freedom day, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kudret Özersay stated that: “the Turkish Cypriot People rightfully do not wish to return to the dark days prior to 1974 and to relive those hardships. Our responsibility is to prevent the recurrence of those [...]

Özersay delivered a speech at Chatham House

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay delivered a speech on the Cyprus Issue at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Speaking to the TAK news agency following the event, Foreign Minister Özersay reminded that the UN Secretary General’s temporary envoy Jane Holl Lute will be arriving in Cyprus on Monday for [...]

Özersay: “The international actors who tolerate the Greek Cypriots are actually the responsible ones.”

REGARDING THE STATEMENT OF THE GREEK CYPRIOT MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS ÖZERSAY: “THE INTERNATIONAL ACTORS WHO TOLERATE THE GREEK CYPRIOTS ARE ACTUALLY THE RESPONSIBLE ONES.” “THEY ENCOUNTERED A SITUATION WHERE THEY COULD NOT HOLD AN EVENT IN A RECENTLY RESTORED CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE FINANCED BY THEMSELVES.” “THE TURKISH CYPRIOT PEOPLE REPEATEDLY FACE [...]

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 [...]