New speaker says Turkey to keep its support to Cyprus

Turkey's parliament speaker, who is currently paying a formal visit to the Turkish Cyprus, met with the country's president in Lefkosa.

New speaker says Turkey to keep its support to Cyprus

Speaking at his meeting with Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat, Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin said that his visit aimed at emphasizing Turkey's support to TRNC.

"Turkey has always supported TRNC on its efforts for freedom, equality, peace, prosperity and development. It will continue to extend the same support under every circumstance," Sahin said.

Delivering a speech during the gathering, Turkish Cypriot President Talat also underscored the importance of Turkey's support to TRNC.

"We would have been alone in this world if the Turkish state had not supported us. We take this fact into account while we are taking our steps," Talat said.

Commenting on the ongoing negotiation process in Cyprus as well, Talat said TRNC displayed the maximum flexibility in the talks and carried out a great fight for the lifting of the isolations imposed on Turkish Cypriots.

Last Mod: 27 Ağustos 2009, 16:40
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