Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Feridun Sinirlioğlu who paid his first official foreign visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, stated that the rights of both peoples in Cyprus are guaranteed, they will continue the cooperation for a solution of which Turkish Cypriots feel themselves in security and added that the positive developments and atmosphere in the island give hope to them.
Sinirlioğlu said that they observed that there is a political will from both sides for a joint future which will be built by Turkish and Greek Cypriots.
Replying a question about the guarantor countries, Sinirlioğlu said “Turkish Cypriots’ need for security is obvious. For us, as Turkey, the security of Turkish Cypriots is above all. Sustainability of a solution to be achieved and new order to be formed can be provided if the guarantor countries get involved in the issue. This issue is discussed in the negotiations”.
Stating that water to be carried from Turkey will be a strategic gain of the TRNC, Feridun Sinirlioğlu said “We will continue our contribution to make the TRNC reach the level of welfare it deserves”.