Gul says Turkey's support to continue for Cyprus deal

Turkish President Abdullah Gul congratulated Dervis Eroglu who won the elections in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and became the third president.

Gul says Turkey's support to continue for Cyprus deal

Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Sunday sent a message and congratulated Dervis Eroglu who won the elections in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and became the third president.

Presidency Press Center released a statement and quoted Gul as saying that both Turkey and TRNC wished ongoing talks on Cyprus to achieve a fair and permanent solution.

"Turkey will continue to support the will of Turkish Cypriot people for the success of the talks," Gul said noting that the elections took place in transparency in a way reflecting political maturity and exemplary democracy of the Turkish Cypriot people.

"I have the full belief that TRNC will be more strong and prosperous and integrate with the international community during your term in office as president," Gul noted.

Gul said Turkey, as the motherland and guarantor country, would continue to fulfill its responsibilities to assist rightful cause of Turkish Cypriot people to achieve its goals.

Gul also expressed his belief that Eroglu would maintain UN comprehensive negotiations for solution with the same dynamism and constructive approach that have been displayed so far and exert any necessary efforts to conclude the talks in the possible soonest time.

"You will always feel determinant support and close cooperation of Turkey for security, welfare and peace of Turkish Cypriot people and in protection of legal rights of Turkish Cypriots being equal owners of the island," Gul underlined.

Gul also wished Eroglu success in his term in office.


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