It was stated that membership status has been given again to the Association of Cyprus Turkish Municipalities at the European Council Local and Regional Administrations Congress.
Chairman of the Association of Cyprus Turkish Municipalities and Gönyeli Mayor Ahmet Benli said that previous year, they were welcomed as a guest but this year, they were accepted as a member.
Benli said “Turkish Cypriots’ status is returned. Our local administrators have permanent sits at the European Council from now on.”
Furthermore, Benli said that a delegation from Europe will arrive in Cyprus in May, 2016 for making supervision and the report of observers will be a chance for the Turkish Cypriots. Benli expressed “I hope this report will produce positive results for unification and a solution in Cyprus”.