Tatar: our guarantor of Turkey’s red lines

In his written statement, the President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ersin Tatar stated that the initiatives to hold an unofficial 5 + 1 meeting under the leadership of the United Nations (UN) on the Cyprus issue with the participation of the guarantor countries are on the agenda.

In this process, he noted that continued to focus in the drive of the Greek Cypriot side Tatars, “abolition of Turkey’s guarantor and the Turkish military’s removal from Cyprus’ request that the Greek side, which is one of the red lines of the Turkish side,” the sovereign equality “unacceptable was the emphasis once more explained. Tatar stated that Greek negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis made this statement by using the statement “The sovereign demand of the Turkish side for equality will be the end of the country” and once again revealed that the Greek mentality has not changed and will never change.

According to the expression Mavroyannis uses ‘homeland’, the sole owner and master of Cyprus are only Greeks and the Turkish Cypriot people are the minority. “they do not have the right to equality.” used the expressions.

“Turkey’s guarantor status, the presence of Turkish troops in Cyprus, our sovereignty and our political equality, which is our red line and indispensable than ever.” Tatar pointed out that the abandonment of these was to accept the Greek yoke.

“We won’t take a step back”

Tatar stated that the negotiations on the Cyprus issue and the Mont Pelerin and Crans Montana negotiations have been inconclusive due to the outdated mentality and negative attitude of the Greek Cypriot side, and that the solution model based on the federation has come to an end. Tatar mentioned that the solution model based on two sovereign equal states, living side by side, having equal rights, for the benefit of Cyprus and the region, was brought up by them.

This solution of the model of the most powerful and largest countries of the gold that draws Tatars also supported by Turkey, he continued:

“While the solution model based on two sovereign equal states also finds support in the international arena, the Greek side deliberately and systematically escalates the tension by making unacceptable demands and provocations. our efforts will continue and we will not back down. “

Source: Dünya Gazetesi by

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