Foreign Minister Özdil Nami went to USA in order to have high level contacts in Washington and New York yesterday.

In a statement he made at the Ercan Airport Nami said that they will have various high level contacts primarily with the US State Department authorities and he added that this visit to which they attach high importance will have positive effects on the continuing negotiation process.

In his statement, Nami said “Our main subject is the new negotiation process and the possible developments. We will discuss the possible effects of the developments in the region around the island on the negotiation process. We will share our opinions with our collocutors in order to develop the mutual relations from now on. We will take their opinions as well. We attach great importance to this visit. We consider that our visit will have positive effects on the negotiation process. Turkish Cypriots’ just position should be known, comprehended and well evaluated by the international arena. This is extremely important for us”.

Pointing out that we have entered into a very important process, FM Nami said that fast developments were expected and we should be ready for the possible developments.

Moreover, Nami added “we consider that making good evaluations and impressions will be important to build the further steps.”

Nami and his accompanying delegation will return to the TRNC on March 16th, Sunday.