Within the framework of her London contacts, Foreign Minister Emine Çolak met with the TRNC Friendship Group members at the UK Parliament at a dinner hosted in her honour.

Minister Çolak also met with British Labour Party Politician Hilary Benn and EU Minister Pat McFadden at their offices in the UK Parliament. During the meeting which was held in a very friendly atmosphere, Minister Çolak informed Benn and McFadden about the latest stage reached at the negotiations. Underlining that the Turkish Cypriot side’s views must be taken into consideration whenever the Cyprus problem is brought to the agenda, Çolak wanted her  collocutors to contact with the Turkish Cypriot side in such cases.

Furthermore, Minister Çolak expressed that the aim of the Turkish Cypriots is to complete the solution process successfully and to reach a Federal Cyprus. 

Indicating that their support to the process will continue powerfully, Benn and McFadden stated that they are always ready to take into consideration the opinions of the Turkish Cypriots and make contacts with them.

Within the framework of her contacts, Minister Çolak met with the representatives of the Turkish Cypriot Associations at the London Representative Office. Çolak gave information about the latest situation at the negotiation process, answered questions of the presidents of the associations and noted their problems.

After completing her contacts with the reporters of various newspapers and media organizations, Minister Çolak will return to the island.