Adding that the issues discussed on Tuesday will be submitted for the approval of leaders, Özersay said that if both leaders approve the new factors, negotiations will continue.
Moreover, Özersay added that they also exchanged views regarding the new Special Advisor on Cyprus on Tuesday. With regards to the statement of Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister Kiriakos Yerendopulos during his visit to the Greek Cypriot side that “Greek Cypriot side can not make concessions so the Turkish Cypriot side should make concessions”, Özersay said that it is an unfortunate statement "but we will continue our work considering that our main collocutor is the Greek Cypriot side".
President Eroğlu to attend the handover ceremony
President Eroğlu will attend the handover ceremony which will take place on Thursday at Çankaya Mansion where the 12th Turkish Republic President, Erdoğan, will commence his duties.
According to the statement made by the Presidency, President Eroğlu will go to Ankara, arriving at 07:50 on Thursday, in order to be present at the ceremony.
Prime Minister Yorgancıoğlu received table tennis groups from People’s Republic of China
Prime Minister Özkan Yorgancıoğlu welcomed the table tennis groups from People’s Republic of China who had arrived in the TRNC upon invitation of Girne Sports Union.
Speaking during the reception, the President of Girne Sports Union Ahmet Aknar said that they organised the International Table Tennis Friendship Camp which had been organised on 20th August quietly, due to the embargoes, and added that the aim of the camp was to give an opportunity to youths in the TRNC to learn table tennis from the experts.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nami received ex and new presidents of Civil Defense Organization
Minister of Foreign Affairs Özdil Nami received President of Civil Defense Organization Fırat Alakuş whose term of office has been expired, and Fatih Yarımbaş who has been newly appointed to this position.
Speaking at the reception Foreign Minister Nami said that Civil Defense Organization carries out a very important duty and congratulated President of Civil Defense Organization Fırat Alakuş who has served successfully for two years and also wished success to Fatih Yarımbaş who has been newly appointed to this position.