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Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, 23-24 July 2018

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, 23-24 July 2018

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu paid a visit to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on 23-24 July 2018 to discuss possible ways forward on the Cyprus issue in the coming period.

On July 23, Monday, Minister Çavuşoğlu met with President Mustafa Akıncı of TRNC.

On 24 July, Tuesday, Minister Çavuşoğlu and President Akıncı of TRNC headed the meeting between delegations. At the meeting, views concerning the establishment of a just, viable and realistic settlement in Cyprus that will also guarantee the future and the security of Turkish Cypriots were exchanged.

On the same day, Minister Çavuşoğlu met with President Akıncı of TRNC and the leaders of the political parties represented in the Legislative Assembly.

Following the meetings, Minister Çavuşoğlu and President Akıncı held a joint press conference. Minister Çavuşoğlu stated that Greek Cypriots must stop acting like the sole owners of Cyprus, and the fact that both sides on the Island are politically equal will never change.