Minister of Foreign Affairs Özdil Nami met with Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu who paid a one-day official visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on 17 May 2014.
During their meeting, Foreign Minister Nami and the Guest Minister discussed and exchanged views on the recent developments on Cyprus problem.
Foreign Minister Davutoğlu underlined that the bilateral relations between Turkey and TRNC are deep-rooted. Davutoğlu pointed out that the progress made in the negotiations in the last 6 months is praiseworthy and TRNC diplomacy is carried on to the international platform more than ever. Davutoğlu also expressed that the visit of the Vice President of the United States Joe Biden to Cyprus is the effect of TRNC’s diplomacy.
On the other hand Foreign Minister Nami pointed out that, following the joint statement the acceptance gained by the international area reached to a higher level with the support of Turkey. “There is a difficult negotiation process ahead of us, but I have no doubt that we will overcome it successfully” he said.
Minister Nami also added that “The visit of Biden is important for explaining our just cause to the world. All of our efforts will be in the direction of actualizing it in this way”.