Indicating that only the leader’s signature cannot be enough for a solution, Akıncı hoped that they will find themselves at the point where they can sign an agreement. President Akıncı said, “The People will decide for the solution”.
In his speech during receiving the Independence Alliance delegations, Akıncı emphasized that they entered into a very sensitive period about the Cyprus issue, and they are working with all their power to fulfill the responsibility given by the Turkish Cypriot community.
Stating that he will have six meetings in November, the Foreign Ministers of four different countries will come to Cyprus and at least three of them will visit him in his office, Akıncı said that they are in close consultation with Turkey. Akıncı said he expects the Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu and the assigned Ministers visits as soon as possible. Indicating that they are in cooperation with Turkey in every respect, Akıncı said Turkey is an extremely important country not only for Turkish Cypriots but also for the region. Moreover, President Akıncı said that Turkey also desires a settlement on the island.
President Akıncı remembered that the bi-zonality has been registered by the decision of the UN Security Council in 1992 and they are aiming to put into practice not only the EU but also the UN parameters by a solution. Akıncı also emphasized that the bi-zonality cannot be removed in any way.