Turkish Cypriot ministers in Ankara over KTHY financial crisis

In an earlier meeting, Turkish Cypriot government had decided to find partner to KTHY.

 Turkish Cypriot ministers in Ankara over KTHY financial crisis

Turkish Cypriot finance, transportation, economy and labor ministers flied to Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday to discuss the situation of Cyprus Turkish Airlines (KTHY) which is in a financial crisis.

Turkish Cypriot officials did not give any details about their talks with Turkish officials, however, a statement is expected to be released following their meetings.

Earlier in the day, Turkish Cypriot Prime Minister Irsen Kucuk told the parliament that his government was trying its best to save country's flag carrier airlines which he said was operated so badly.

"Problems are big," Kucuk said, adding that at least 20 million Turkish lira is needed until June 19.

"This is only one of the problems," he said.

About his ministers' trip to Ankara, Kucuk said, "they are not going to Ankara to strike a bargain. They are just trying to save the company."

In an earlier meeting, Turkish Cypriot government had decided to find partner to KTHY.


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