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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 [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu: “The TRNC and the Turkish Republic guarantee peace and prosperity on the island”

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu has said that the TRNC and Turkish Republic is a guarantee of peace and prosperity in the island. Ertuğruloğlu made the statement in reaction to President Mustafa Akıncı’s “war tam tams and mehter anthem” statement. Minister Ertuğruloğlu stressed that the Turkish Republic always protects the interests and rights of the Turkish [...]

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu: “A negotiation process which will be based on equality could be successful”

Stating that the current on-going negotiations in Cyprus did not point to equality; rather a false and misleading form of equality, Ertuğruloğlu emphasized that only a negotiation process between two equals could be successful. Ertuğruloğlu expressed his belief that reaching an agreement in the current negotiation process, which the two sides would accept and which [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu held a press conference in Quatar

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu stressed that as long as the Greek Cypriot side does not respect the rights of the Turkish Cypriots, a solution is not possible in Cyprus. Minister Ertuğruloğlu held a press conference at TRNC Doha Representative Office in Quatar within the framework of his visit to gulf countries. Replying the questions of [...]

Ertuğruloğlu meets Qatar Minister of Education Al-Hammadi

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu, who held meetings in Qatar within the framework of his contact programme in Gulf countries, met with Qatar Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahid Al-Hammadi this week. They discussed  how the Qatar government supports its citizens in higher education, what can be done for Qatar citizens in [...]

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu met with the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu met with the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) H.E. Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. At the meeting, Minister Ertuğruloğlu gave detailed information about the TRNC and invited the Secretary-General to the country. Pointing out the importance that OIC member countries [...]

Ertuğruloğlu: “We will not allow exploitation of religious freedom”

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu emphasized that in the territory of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Greeks would not be allowed to exploit religious freedom in the name of delivering political messages. Stating that they would not prevent religious services, and that a number of churches have been permitted to hold religious ceremonies, Ertuğruloğlu [...]

Ertuğruloğlu held meetings in London

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu held a series of meetings during a visit to the UK capital, London last week. Ertuğruloğlu met with Members of the UK Parliament  as part of his visit. He also gave a briefing to the UK Parliament’s All Party Parliamentary Group for the TRNC about the Cyprus Negotiation Process and the [...]