In her speech at the reception of the delegation of Businessmen Association, Foreign Minister Emine Çolak noted that there will be some oppositions towards a solution in the society but their goal is telling to the public by respecting to the freedom of expression and opinion that the solution should be achieved as soon as possible for the interests of our people and for opening to the world. “This is not only our duty, but it is the duty of everyone” she said.

Çolak pointed out that the negotiation process is accelerated by President Mustafa Akıncı.  She stated: “In addition to the contribution on behalf of myself, I am ready to engage the valuable human resources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the process on the call of Mr. President as I have stated before” she said.  Minister Çolak also said: “I will forward the issue to Mr. President after the vote of confidence.”