Tag Archives: Dervis Eroglu

“Motherland” vs “Baby Motherland” by Emre Metin Bilginer

“Motherland” vs “Baby Motherland” by Emre Metin Bilginer

Cyprus case has always been a highly sensitive issue among Turkish society. The nationalist discourses and actions redound a political power to Turkish politicians over Cyprus issue. In 1977, after Turkey’s military intervention to Cyprus, both CHP and center-right AP increased their votes by using Cyprus card during their electoral campaigns. Since then Turkey followed

Denktas:TCFF apply to KOP is making weak Turkish Cypriots at negotiations

Turkish Cypriot daily Bakis newspaper (07.04.15) reports that the “deputy prime minister and minister of culture and sport” Serdar Denktas made statements for the reasons he supports the candidacy of the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu for the “presidential elections” and also evaluated the latest development as regards football in the occupied area of Cyprus.

Hammond unlikely to be here on April 1

DESPITE the political hysteria caused by reports that British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond planned to meet Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu on April 1 – the 60th anniversary of the armed struggle against British colonial rule – it looks likely he will not even be in Cyprus on that date, if at all. If Hammond

Siber accused Eroglu of bringing property issue on his election campaign

Turkish Cypriot daily Diyalog newspaper (24.03.15) reports that Sibel Siber, candidate of the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) for the “presidential elections” accused indirectly the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, who is also a candidate, of bringing on the property issue, thus trying to scare the “people”. Sibel made these statements speaking to young voters to

Eroglu: goodwill needed for a solution

President Derviş Eroğlu has reiterated the Turkish Cypriot Side’s commitment and sincerity towards reaching a solution to the Cyprus Problem based on the realities on the island. Touching upon the Cyprus Issue during a speech he delivered today at a conference at the Near East University on health tourism and the future of university education

New survey on the “presidential elections” shows @DervisEroglu to receive 42%

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi newspaper 917.03.15) reports that the “Karina Research Institute” (GAE) announced the results of a survey they carried out on the “presidential elections” to be held on April 19. According to the results, Dervis Eroglu is ahead with 42% of the votes, CTP candidate Siber has 29%, Mustafa Akinci has 20%,

Cyprus: Hostage to history & now to hydrocarbons too #amandajanepaul #todayszamancom

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) appeared on the island in 1964 after inter-communal strife broke out between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities and never left, making it one of the longest-serving UN peacekeeping forces. Theoretically, compared to other so-called “frozen conflicts,” the Cyprus problem should be easy to resolve if there