Official Statements

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Press release regarding statements by Archbishop Chrysostomos to Greek Cypriots on the occasion of Easter celebrations on 29 April 2019

The words of the Archbishop is the clear reflection of a medieval mentality To be disturbed by reciprocal visits and economic relations is intolerance Economic and commercial activities should increase   We regret the statements made by Archbishop Chrysostomos to the Greek Cypriots on the occasion of Easter celebrations, one of the most significant days [...]
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Regarding the call on the Greek Cypriot administration to return the murder suspect currently in Southern Cyprus

CALL ON THE GREEK CYPRIOT ADMINISTRATION FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS: “STOP PROTECTING MURDER SUSPECTS” “Stop sheltering murder suspect Salman and return him” The killing last September of one of our country’s most successful ceramic, statue and painting artists, Hasan Işık Özgöçmen, has deeply saddened our public. It is known by all circles that [...]
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Regarding UNFICYP’s prevention of a civilian activity

The visit to Denya village to conduct a religious ceremony by the Turkish Cypriot former residents of Denya, which is located in the buffer zone, has been cancelled due to the UN Peacekeeping Force’s (UNFICYP) denial of authorization. In this regard, our Ministry feels compelled to share the following statement: Three weeks ago, the former [...]