Within the framework of his New York contacts, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay met with the Secretary-General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yusuf el-Useymin, in which TRNC is an observer member.

Relations between the TRNC and the OIC were evaluated at the meeting which was held at the UN Headquarters and they also exchanged views regarding the latest developments reached on the Cyprus issue and regional developments.