TRNC Minister of Foreign Affairs Özdil Nami, who is currently in New York in order to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Yearly Coordination Meeting within the framework of 68th session of the UN General Assembly, came together with Qatar Foreign Minister Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed Al-Altiyah.
In the meeting Nami and Al-Altiyah exchanged views regarding the development of relations and cooperation in every field between the two countries.
Nami expressed his pleasure to Al-Altiyah due to their support and solidarity.
Nami also had interviews with ‘The Forward’ and ‘International Business Times’ newspapers which are published in Washington.
Moreover Foreign Minister Nami met with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin and the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous separately and had an exchange of views regarding the latest developments in the Cyprus problem. Nami also conveyed once again the Turkish Cypriot side’s desire and determination for launching the negotiations as soon as possible.
Besides his meetings, Nami attended the reception which was given by Ambassador of Turkey to Washington Namık Tan in the honor of the President of Turkey Abdullah Gül.
Foreign Minister Nami and President Eroglu also visited the ‘National September 11 Memorial and Museum’, ‘Survivor Tree’ and ‘Freedom Tower’ which are located at the place where the former Twin Towers were.