Turkish Ambassador to Lefkoşa Derya Kanbay met with Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu yesterday.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustafa Lakadamyalı, was also present at the meeting.

During the meeting, Kanbay presented a memorial card to Ertuğruloğlu in memory of those who lost their lives during the “Attempted Coup in Turkey on 15 July 2016”.

The card was prepared by the Turkish Prime Minister’s Directorate General of Press and Information Office. It includes marble pieces of the wall of the Turkish Grand National Assembly which was destroyed during the terrorist attack by the Fetullah terrorist organization on 15 July 2016.

It was stressed on the card that “Terror is a crime against humanity”. It was also highlighted the strength of democracy and heroism shown by the Turkish people on 15 July.