The Republican Turkish Party (CTP) celebrated its 45th establishment anniversary at a reception.
President Mustafa Akıncı, Prime Minister Ömer Kalyoncu, Turkish Cypriot Negotiator Özdil Nami, some Ministers and Members of Parliament, the former leader of the Greek Cypriot Administration Dimitris Hristofyas and AKEL Secretary General Andros Kiprianu also attended the event.
Addressing the event, the leader of the CTP Mehmet Ali Talat said that Turkish Cypriots are in the forefront in the struggle for peace.
Stating that negotiations and the Annan Plan process has reached a new stage with the CTP, Talat said that CTP had an important role in the 2004 referendum of the Annan Plan.
Mentioning that Turkish Cypriots are striving to achieve peace, solution and a higher quality of life, Talat said that Turkish Cypriots put their utmost efforts for self-determination and they will continue to do so.