President Mustafa Akıncı received the group leader of Fatherland Party of Kyrgyzstan Dasatbek Djumabekov and TRNC Representative of Kyrgyzstan Tayseer Al-Shanaleh.
Parliamentarian of the Fatherland Party of Kyrgyzstan Dasatbek Djumabekov wished success to Akıncı in his new duty and also wished that it will be for the benefit of the TRNC people. During the meeting he held with President Mustafa Akıncı, Djumabekov said that they wanted to establish a friendship group between the “parliaments of the two countries” but this was prevented by pressures from the parliamentarians. He also said that he hopes that the Turkish world will be united soon and that the “TRNC” will take its place in this union.
TRNC Representative of Kyrgyzstan Tayseer Al-Shanaleh stated that they organized a Turkish Cypriot week for the first time in Kyrgyzstan.
Al-Shanaleh also stated that there were several pressures on Kyrgyz parliamentarians for not to come to the TRNC however in spite of this Djumabekov showed a sample of courage.
For his part, Akıncı expressed his pleasure to see the Djumabekov in the island and he stated that it is important to hold contacts and added that if a Friendship Group is established, then the efforts for solving the Cyprus problem would be strengthened.
He pointed out the importance of the two people’s solidarity even though Kyrgyzstan does not recognize the TRNC, and also he mentioned that if the TRNC Friendship Group is established, these relations will move to a more advanced level. Expressing that this will strengthen the efforts for a settlement, Akıncı said: “The door of our heart is always open to you.”
Prime Minister Özkan Yorgancıoğlu also received group leader of Fatherland Party of Kyrgyzstan Dasatbek Djumabekov and TRNC Representative of Kyrgyzstan Tayseer Al-Shanaleh.