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General secretary of National Unity Party (UBP) on the Cyprus problem and hydrocarbon issue

General secretary of National Unity Party (UBP) on the Cyprus problem and hydrocarbon issue

  According to Bayrak television (15.07.17) the “general secretary” of the National Unity Party (UBP) Dursun Oguz speaking on a program broadcast by the illegal BRT evaluated a variety of issues including the Cyprus problem and the hydrocarbons issue. On the Cyprus problem, Oguz alleged that the point reached shows that a new road map

Akinci’s speech on 15 July caused reactions

  Writing in Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (17.07.17), columnist Sami Ozuslu refers to the speeches delivered on 15 July in front of the Turkish “embassy” in the occupied part of Nicosia during the celebrations for the prevention of the coup carried out last year in Turkey and the slogans shouted during the same

Elcil described Ozgurgun as “a servant in the eyes of Turkey”

  Under the title: “He mocks the community”, Turkish Cypriot daily Ortam newspaper (14.07.17) reports that the chairman of the “Turkish Cypriot teacher’s trade union” (“KTOS”) Sener Elcil, strongly condemned in a written statement “prime minister” Huseyin Ozgurgun’s recent statement that “The TRNC would not become Turkey’s province”. Commenting on Ozgurgun’s statement, Elicil said: “Those

Reactions by Turkish Cypriot parties to the failure of the Cyprus talks in Crans-Montana

  Under the title “Don’t expect to become a patch to the Greek Cypriots”, Turkish Cypriot daily Gunes newspaper (13.07.17) reports that Dursun Oguz, “deputy” with the National Unity Party (UBP) said that the Turkish Cypriots should act according to the “realities” and based on the knowledge regarding what the Greek Cypriots want. He added:

Reactions to the failure of the Conference on Cyprus in Crans-Montana

  Turkish Cypriot daily Detay newspaper (12.07.17) reports that Sener Elcil, general secretary of the Turkish Cypriot Teachers’ Trade Union (KTOS) called on the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and the UN officials to implement confidence building measures (CBMs) and to convey the realities regarding the negotiation process to

CTP: Federal solution the only realistic plan for change of unsustainable situation in Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (12.07/17) reports that the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) central committee, evaluated yesterday the Cyprus Conference which took place in Crans Montana and underlined in a written statement that “the mutually accepted federal solution which is based on the bi-communality, bi-zonality and political equality, is the only realistic plan for

Turkish Cypriot political parties disagree on the UN parameters for a solution in Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot daily Ortam newspaper (12.07.17) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci briefed yesterday the Turkish Cypriot political parties represented in the “assembly” on the negotiations aimed at reaching a solution to the Cyprus problem. In statements after the meeting, Huseyin Ozgurgun, chairman of the National Unity Party (UBP), alleged that the Greek

CTP leader evaluates the progress in Crans Montana summit

  Turkish Cypriot daily newspaper (30.06.17) reports that the chairman of the Turkish Republican Party (CTP) Tufan Erhurman accused the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades of not negotiating at the Cyprus talks in Crans Montata. Erhurman who is currently in Switzerland escorting with other Turkish Cypriot politicians the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, alleged that

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