Latest News

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu gave an interview to Al Jazeera Turk and The Economist

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu gave an interview on Cyprus negotiations to Al Jazeera Turk broadcasting in Turkey and the Economist which is broadcasting in Brussels. Answering the questions of Ece Göksedef from Al Jazeera and Tom Nuttal from the Economist regarding the Cyprus Summit in Geneva, Minister Ertuğruloğlu gave information about the Cyprus negotiation process, [...]

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 [...]