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Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu met with his Counterparts in Uzbekistan

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu is continuing his contacts in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan within the framework of 26th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO), in which the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is an observer member. Minister Ertuğruloğlu met with the foreign ministers of Türkiye, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu to attend Meeting of ECO  

TRNC Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu will pay a visit to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, to attend the 26th Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Council of Ministers to be held in Tashkent on 24 January 2023.   As is known, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus was admitted as an Observer Member Country to the [...]

Ertuğruloğlu receives President of Türkiye-Turkish Republic of Cyprus Cooperation Association  

TRNC Minister of Foreign Affairs Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu received the President of Türkiye-Turkish Republic of Cyprus Cooperation Association, Rüşat Aydoğan and his accompanying delegation yesterday. (11 January 2023)  Minister Ertuğruloğlu stated that an accurate policy is being pursued on the Cyprus issue on the basis of the existence of sovereign equal states and that there is no [...]

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu: “The acceptance of the decisions regarding our country and our foreign policy by the Greek Cypriot Administration does not have any face value”

The Greek press reported that Ioannis Kasoulides, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA) has sent a letter to the Ambassadors residing in the Greek Cypriot side. It was once again confirmed with Kasoulides’ letter that the Greek Cypriot side has no other purpose than to prevent the efforts of the [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu delivers a speech at Stratcom Summit 2022

Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu informed the participants about the disinformation, manipulation and discriminatory policies faced by the Turkish Cypriots at the International Strategic Communications Summit 2022, Stratcom. The summit was organized for the second time this year by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Directorate of Communications. In his speech at the session held [...]

Response by Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu to the statement of the Greek Cypriot Defence Minister that the armament program of the Greek Cypriot side has been raised to the highest level of the last 20 years

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu: “I would like to express that the armament activities of the Greek Cypriot side, which increases the tension on the Island and the region, will not remain unreciprocated” The Greek Cypriot Defence Minister Haralambos Petridis, during the budget meetings at the Greek Cypriot Parliament, stated that the Greek Cypriot side allocated serious [...]

Response by the Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertugruloglu to the EU statement on the observer membership of theTRNC to the organization of Turkic States

The statement made by the European External Action Service on 12 November 2022 constitutes a clear indication that the European Union is not only a counterpart to the Cyprus question but against all vested rights and interests of the Turkish Cypriot people. The delusion of the European Union that they can govern our future in [...]

Statement of H.E. Mr. Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, regarding the admission of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to the Organization of Turkic States as an observer member 

Today is a historic day for Turkish Cypriot People and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. As we are approaching to the 39th Anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, I salute with joy and pride the admission of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to the Organization of Turkic States, which [...]

Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu speaks to Deutsche Welle 

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu answered the questions of German news channel Deutsche Welle (DW) Turkish on some issues such as the developments with hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean region and the relations of the USA with Greece and the Greek Cypriot Administration.  Asked to comment on the heightening of tensions in the [...]