Turkish State Minister & Deputy Premier Bulent Arinc, who is currently paying a visit to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), met with the country's Prime Minister Irsen Kucuk on Saturday.
Speaking at the gathering, Arinc said Turkey had always stood by and supported Turkish Cypriot people.
Arinc said that Turkey aimed at TRNC's political stability, economic development and strengthening with its own dynamics.
Kucuk said in his part that Turkey's progress in economy and foreign policy made a certain contribution to TRNC as well.
Commenting on Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's recent remarks on the opening of ports, Kucuk said, "Mr. Davutoglu proposed in his message opening of all ports to Greek Cypriots in return for opening of three ports. This is quite a positive message. If the Greek Cypriot party is sincere and desires a solution, it should respond positively to these proposals".
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