President Mustafa Akıncı received the President of the Turkish National Grand Assembly İsmail Kahraman yesterday.
Speaking during his meeting with Kahraman, who paid a one-day official visit to the TRNC as a guest of the Speaker of the Assembly Sibel Siber, Akıncı expressed his wish to reach a positive result with Turkey’s support and also made a wish for Cyprus being an island of peace. Adding that the two communities in Cyprus should take lessons from the past not to experience the same misery, Akıncı expressed that the TRNC’s administrative, financial, democratic and social structure must be very powerful in order to equally take place in the partnership state in the future.
In his speech, Kahraman said that he paid his first overseas visit to the TRNC and expressed that they consider Cyprus as their own country and share the same feelings with the Turkish Cypriots. Kahraman also expressed his wish to reach a good result in the Cyprus negotiations.