The Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Özdil Nami who is continuing his high level contacts in Washington met with the members of US congress yesterday. Nami had seperate meetings with US Representatives Mr. Steny Hoyer, the Democratic Whip of the US House of Representatives, Mr. Bill Keating, Ranking member on the Europe and Eurosia subcommittee of the House  Foreign Affairs Committee and Mr. EdWhitfield, Gerry Connolly and Mark Meadows, members of Turkish-US Friendship Group.

During his meetings, expressing that the atmosphere in Cyprus is appropriate to reach a solution, FM Nami said that solution of Cyprus problem will not only make a positive contribution to Cyprus but will also make contribution to Turkey-EU relations, EU-NATO relations and regional cooperation.