Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke on the Cyprus problem during his visit to the north of Cyprus and stated that “… today there are two separate peoples, two separate states in Cyprus. The two state solution must be negotiated on the basis of sovereign equality …”.
According to sources from the north of Cyprus, Erdoğan added that “… thank god, Turkish Cypriots live in their country with dignity and freedom, despite the countless attacks on their existence … despite the cruelty, torture and betrayal, we never threw down the banner of the struggle … it is our priority to provide a viable solution to the Cyprus problem in a way that ensures the legal rights and security of the Turkish Cypriot people …”.
The President finished by saying that “… European countries did not take advantage of the diplomatic opportunities we gave them and were left with what Greece and the Greek Cypriots told them about the crisis …”.
Word From Cyprus
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