President Derviş Eroğlu


“If the Greek side is devoted and sincere to reach a federal partnership, it should act to make it possible’’


President Derviş Eroğlu emphasised  that Turkish Cypriot side is at the negotiation  table, however the  time for Greek Cypriot  side to decide what they want has already passed and  added that  “if they are devoted and sincere  to reach  a federal partnership, they should act in that direction to  make it possible” At the speech he gave on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the declaration of  TRNC, President Eroğlu stated that one of the happiest days of Turkish Cypriots is 15th of November 1983. Eroğlu said that “itRead More

President Eroğlu: “Eide’s proposals were not accepted in Ankara as they entail concessions”


President Derviş Eroğlu said that UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide’s proposals to the Turkish Republic were not accepted as they entailed concessions. Eroğlu added that any precondition laid down by Greek Cypriot side will not be accepted because if Turkish Cypriot side accepted then Greek Cypriot side would continue to ask for more concessions and their demands could even go as far as asking for the return of Güzelyurt. Expressing that Greek Cypriot side demanded territory from various places including Karpaz, Eroğlu stressed that Turkish Cypriot side’s principlesRead More

President Eroğlu: “As we have Motherland Turkey, as a guarantor, we have a state today”

Stressing that Republic of Turkey which celebrates its 91st anniversary is the greatest security of the Turkish Cypriot people, President Eroğlu said “As we have Motherland Turkey as a guarantor we have a state today, we have security and have hopes for the future”. President Derviş Eroğlu gave a speech at the ceremony that took place at Dr.Fazıl Küçük Boulevard, Lefkoşa due to the 91st anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Turkey. In his speech Eroğlu emphasized that Cyprus issue is not a simple problem as it seems.Read More

“The seas around the island do not only belong to South”

President Derviş Eroğlu pointed out that the Greek Cypriot side has abandoned the negotiations by finding an excuse and  emphasized that seismic research has been continuing in the Mediterranean for many years and added that the seas around the island did not only belong to the South. Indicating that “at present only the Turkish Cypriot side is at the negotiation table” Eroğlu said the preconditions put forward by the Greek  Cypriot side for the  resumption of the negotiations meant they have  no intention for an agreement. Pointing out that everyRead More

Cyprus issue

President Eroğlu : “We can accomplish a result with an understanding of reciprocal give and take” President Derviş Eroğlu pointed out that there are major differences between the Greek Cypriot side and the Turkish Cypriot side and he said that result can be accomplished with reciprocal give-and-take not with exaggerated demands. President Eroglu has gone to New York in order to make various contacts. Answering a question whether meeting of Foreign Ministers of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation will be realized in TRNC Eroğlu indicated that OIC Secretary General isRead More