SERDAR DENKTAS: “I INSIST ON PRINCIPLE OF EQUALITY”
|The Delegation of Cyprus Turkish Football Federation visited Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Economy, Tourism, Culture and Sports Serdar Denktaş and receive information about Denktas’s views and proposals on the issue.
Stating that an initiative has been made within the rules of FIFA and UEFA to open way for football, Denktaş said ‘While this initiative has been continuing, I have expressed to my counterparts directly what might be dangerous for us’.
TRNC’s right to carry out explorations!
The ministry of foreign affairs say it is the TRNC’s right to carry out explorations for natural resources in the island’s exclusive economic zone.
“Based on the existing rights of the Turkish Cypriot people on the island’s continental shelf, on 22 September 2011, the TRNC Council of Ministers licensed the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) to explore/ extract oil/natural gas in determined fields.