Foreign Minister Emine Çolak met with Feridun Sinirlioğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, within the framework of her contacts in Istanbul where she attended the 8th Summit Meeting of the Global Migration and Development Forum.

During their meeting, Çolak and Sinirlioğlu discussed the ongoing negotiation process which aims to find a solution to the Cyprus problem and Çolak conveyed information to Sinirlioğlu regarding the latest developments at the negotiations. Emphasizing the importance of reaching a settlement, Minister Çolak expressed that the strong support of Turkey is significantly contributing to enabling the TRNC to conduct the negotiations with greater strength.

Foreign Minister Emine Çolak reiterated to Sinirlioğlu her condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wished a speedy recovery to the wounded as a result of the terror attack which took place in Ankara. Çolak expressed that the TRNC, as always, sincerely shares the pain of the people of the Republic of Turkey.

At the meeting, Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioğlu emphasized that their support to the TRNC will continue in every field. Minister Sinirlioğlu stated that their biggest wish is for the negotiations to be concluded with a just and viable settlement and for sustainable peace to be achieved.