Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Yildirim to visit the north on Wednesday

Binali Yildirim

Turkish Assembly speaker and former prime minister Binali Yildirim is due in the north on Wednesday, media in the north reported.

It will be Yildirim’s first visit abroad since he started his new duties.

Yildirim will arrive around 10am and he will hold meetings with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and others.

He is expected to leave the north late in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Tuesday that a new process was needed for Cyprus in order for a settlement to be reached.

He made these statements at a conference for Turkish ambassadors in Ankara.

Cavusoglu also referred to Turkey’s relations with Greece claiming that Turkey was always close to Greece in difficult times; “however they only increase tension in the Aegean and in the Mediterranean,” he said.



Related posts

July arrivals a mere 14 per cent of last year’s

Elias Hazou

Coronavirus: Greece to be officially briefed on move to Category B

Evie Andreou

Coronavirus: Yiolitis satisfied with Paphos airport measures, visits police HQ

Andria Kades

Coronavirus: Cyprus is open to British tourists ‘only in theory’

Jonathan Shkurko

Health and safety council meets to tackle work deaths

Andria Kades

Coronavirus: Keve says businesses with positive Covid cases should not be named

Annette Chrysostomou