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

Nami takes part in a panel discussion at Yale University


Last Tuesday, Foreign Minister Özdil Nami spoke at a panel discussion organized by Turkish students of Yale University. Minister Nami, who is the first Turkish Cypriot Minister to speak at Yale University, made a presentation about the Cyprus issue and answered the questions of students and academicians. During his speech, Nami emphasized that the Cyprus issue has been one of the oldest agenda items of the United Nations and expressed that since the start of negations in 1968, numerous rounds of talks have been held to find a mutually acceptableRead 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

The USA is doing what EU cannot or does not want to do


Turkish EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır said: “USA realized present interests in Cyprus and a progress has been started in Cyprus due to the intervention of the USA. The USA is doing what EU cannot or does not want to do”. In the statement given to a news agency, Volkan Bozkır pointed out that the negotiations in Cyprus are their parameters. He said “There are some factors for the solution of the Cyprus problem, including territory and ports. We always made efforts to keep the negotiations and theirRead More