Congratulation messages from Turkey and other countries were sent to Mustafa Akıncı who won the Presidential election.
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu sent their congratulation messages to Akıncı via Turkish Embassy in Lefkoşa.
It was stated that President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a phone call to Akıncı yesterday morning and congratulated him.
Furthermore, 11. President of Turkey Abdullah Gül, President of Turkish Grand National Assembly Cemil Çiçek, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, HDP co-presidents Figen Yüksekdağ and Selahattin Demirtaş, former president of Turkish Grand National Assembly Hikmet Çetin, Turkish Ambassador to Lefkoşa Halil İbrahim Akça, US Ambassador to South Cyprus John Koenig, British High Commissioner Damian Roderick (Ric) Todd, EU Chief for Turkish Cypriot community aid desk Alessandra Viezzer, DISI Leader Averof Neophytou and Independent Presidential candidate Kudret Özersay made a phone call to Akıncı and congratulated him.