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Solidarity Platform of Turkish Cypriots Living Abroad announced the final declaration of the Constitutional Rights Workshop conducted in Lefkoşa yesterday. In the declaration, legal regulations for the TRNC citizens living abroad such as right to elect and be elected were asked. The Platform held a press conference in Lefkoşa Merit Hotel yesterday morning at 10.30.

Turkey Co-president of the Platform Nesim Tüzmen, UK Co-president Leyla Kemal and Australia Co-president Nevin Hüseyin, as well as Platform Secretary General Ertuğrul Mehmet and the Council President of the UK-Turkish Cultural Associations Çetin Ramadan and Turkish Cypriot Cultural Association President Ahmet Zeki Buluç participated in the meeting.

Turkey Co-President of the Platform Nesim Tüzmen read the final declaration. Tüzmen said that some amendments should be made on the Election and Referendum Law in order to enable the Turkish Cypriot citizens living abroad to use their right to elect and be elected.

Indicating that in case of a possible referendum, constitutional rights should be provided to the citizens living abroad, Tüzmen said that they requested voting opportunities to be provided for the people living abroad.

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