Foreign Minister Özdil Nami is continuing his official contacts today within the framework of his visit to Berlin.

Foreign Minister Nami came together over breakfast with the President and Board members of the Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MÜSİAD) at the MÜSİAD centre and received information pertaining to MÜSİAD’s work in Berlin.

Minister Nami also provided information pertaining to the Cyprus problem and current situation of the negotiation process. Minister Nami, who also responded to questions related to the topic, expressed that the recent situation related to hydrocarbons has demonstrated once again how essential and important the resolution of the Cyprus problem is.

Emphasizing that the only way to reach a settlement is through the negotiating table, Minister Nami expressed that Anastasiades’ withdrawal from the table is unacceptable and underlined the necessity for the Greek Cypriot leader to return to the table without further delay.