In her speech to Turkish Cypriot daily Kıbrıs newspaper, Emine Çolak explained that she will hold various contacts in the USA and state Turkish Cypriots’ willingness for peace.

Stating that she will also go to New York after President Mustafa Akıncı, Çolak said that intensive contacts will be held in order to explain the on-going negotiation process in Cyprus and also the position, the determination and the worries of the Turkish Cypriots.

Meanwhile Çolak said that the most important reason of her acceptance of the duty of Foreign Minister is the dynamism at the negotiations.

Colak said that they will tell everybody that the Turkish Cypriots demand a solution and stressed that they should be hopeful for a settlement.

Moreover Çolak added that the works for opening Derinya and Aplıç border gates are continuing and said that time is needed in order to complete these works.