Lightning negotiation statement from TRNC President, Tatar

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President Tatar made assessments at Ercan Airport ahead of his meetings in New York, United States.

Recalling that meetings of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly are held in New York every year during this period, Tatar said they traveled to New York at the invitation of the Secretary-General of the UN, Antonio Guterres.

Tatar said they will hold two meetings with the secretary general and also hold different meetings.

President Tatar said: “We are behind the 6 point proposal that we expressed in Geneva (the unofficial conference in Cyprus on April 27-29). We also shared with the global audience that there can be an agreement with the cooperation of the state. ”Mentioned.

Recalling that they traveled to Geneva with an alternative perspective on the Secretary-General’s call to “bring new ideas” to the parties and that they have put the two-state solution on the agenda, Tatar , Guterres and UN Special Envoy and Acting Special Adviser for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute, contacted them, which helped find common ground between the parties.

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Noting that according to UN parameters, a bicommunal, bizonal and biconstituent federation should be established in Cyprus, Tatar stressed that the Turkish side had already abandoned this policy and told the interlocutors concerned that it should be reconsidered.

President Tatar said: “There are two distinct peoples and states in Cyprus. There is an autonomous Turkish Cypriot people who have had the right to determine their own future since 1963. We will never be able to enter into the process. We will go on to explain the new policy and understanding there (New York) with justifications. ”Mentioned.


He mentioned that the opening of the new Turkevi building, where Turkey’s Permanent Representation to the UN and the New York Consulate General will be located right across from the UN Headquarters on September 20, will be hosted by the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and that they will also attend this opening.

Tatar said a floor will be allocated to the TRNC in the Yeni Türkevi building.

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“We know that Turkey will also help us in contacts with different countries”
Tatar, AA correspondent “Is there a meeting planned between Guterres and President Tatar and Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiadis? He used the following statements on the matter:

“For the moment, I have not received a more formal invitation. The main thing for me is the contacts that I will make with the UN and other contacts that I will make later. We know that the Turkey will also help us in contacts with different countries. If an official invitation to a trilateral meeting arrives, we will consider it. There is no need to exaggerate. No. The position of the Turkish Cypriot side is clear and unambiguous. If our sovereign equality, our international equality is not recognized, we will not enter the formal negotiation process. No power can distract us from this position. However, we do not avoid dialogue. has no trouble coming together in an informal meeting.

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President Tatar will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu, Special Representative Ergün Olgun, negotiating team member Osman Ertuğ and other officials as part of his contacts in New York.

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