Foreign Minister Özdil Nami


Foreign Minister Nami meets with EP President Schulz

Foreign Minister Özdil Nami met yesterday morning with Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, within the framework of his contacts in Brussels. During the meeting, Foreign Minister Nami emphasized that the current problems pertaining to hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean stem from the Cyprus problem, that dialogue is essential in order to resolve such problems and that it is unacceptable that the Greek Cypriot side has withdrawn from the negotiating table. Foreign Minister Özdil Nami expressed that EU institutions and the European Parliament should convey balanced messages throughRead More

Foreign Minister Nami visits Berlin

Foreign Minister Özdil Nami is paying a visit to Germany’s capital city of Berlin together with his delegation with a view to carrying out official contacts. On Monday, Minister Nami had a joint meeting between delegations with Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, within the framework of his contacts in Berlin. Foreign Minister Nami provided information to Roth, who previously visited South Cyprus in September and crossed to North Cyprus to meet with Turkish Cypriot officials and nongovernmental organizations, regarding the developmentsRead More

Foreign Minister Özdil Nami visits the TCCoC

Yesterday, Foreign Minister Özdil Nami visited the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce. At the meeting, Fikri Toros, President of the TCCoC, congratulated Foreign Minister Özdil Nami for his initiative to open a Representative Office in Hungary, and also expressed his views pertaining to the recent crisis related to the hydrocarbon exploration activities taking place in the Eastern Mediterranean. Foreign Minister Özdil Nami expressed that the TRNC Representative Office in Hungary opened within the framework of the Foreign Ministry’s strong vision aiming to integrate the Turkish Cypriots with the rest ofRead More

Foreign Minister Nami appears on Voice of America

On the last day of his Washington contacts, Foreign Minister Özdil Nami was hosted by Alsparslan Esmer at the studios of Voice of America, one of the most prominent broadcasting institutions of the United States. During the program, Foreign Minister Nami conveyed information pertaining to the Cyprus issue, the negotiation process, the role of the U.S. in the region and the impact of hydrocarbon reserves around the Island on the Cyprus issue. Also within the framework of his Washington contacts, Foreign Minister Nami participated  in a panel discussion and madeRead More

Foreign Minister Nami meets with Secretary General of ECO, Aleskerov

Within the framework of his contacts at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Foreign Minister Özdil Nami has met with Shamil Aleskerov, Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), of which the TRNC is an observing member. In addition to providing Secretary General Aleskerov with information on the most recent developments pertaining to the on-going negotiation process in Cyprus, Foreign Minister Nami underlined that developing relations with the ECO would be greatly beneficial, both to member countries, as well as the Turkish CypriotRead More