A new movement YDH has been formed

According to Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi Daily News (online, 02.08.15), a new movement named “New Rising Movement” (YDH) was formed. The paper reports that this movement is a new political movement, which is above political parties and according to their declaration they have no affiliation to any political party.

The YDH declaration says that they will support a two founding state solution which sees Turkey’s guarantees; It does not give away gained rights and one that does not allow Turkish Cypriots to become a minority.

The YDH executive board members are: Yusuf Suicmez, Ahmet Cennetoglu, Erhan Arikli, Mustafa Erbilen, Mustafa Ozdegirmenci, Ahmet Dirgen, Durali Elal, Arif Ozbayrak, Emine Dagyaran, Mehmet Tancer.

In a press conference held on Saturday, YDH announced its declaration. It is read that despite 41 years have been passed since the “peace movement” (editor’s note: the Turkish invasion to Cyprus in 1974), the public has lost their faith in the “TRNC”, it has been divided into old Cypriots and new Cypriots and the “TRNC” is being seen as an obstacle to a settlement.

Referring to the Cyprus talks, the declaration said that talks regarding the , “propaganda” and agitation have brought the need for this movement to be established so that the public is not misinformed on such matters. The YDH will carry out its duties for this.



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  1. Stergios KaprinisStergios Kaprinis said:

    Because of Turkey, the Turkish Cypriots have already become a minority in what is supposed to be their national state. Only 1 out of every 3 residents of the so-called “TRNC” is a Turkish Cypriot, the rest being Turkish colonists and soldiers.

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