No: 238, 9 October 2020, Press Release Regarding The Session Of United Nations Security Council On “the Situation In Cyprus”

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 10.10.2020

United Nations Security Council discussed the latest developments concerning the fenced city of Maraş at its session on 9 October 2020 and the Council made a Presidential Statement.

Turkey fully supports the statement made by the Prime Ministry of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on this issue.

The decision announced by the Turkish Cypriot authorities on the fenced city of Maraş, territory of the TRNC, does not cause any grievance in the area which is opened for visits. The status of the region remains unchanged. Therefore, the claim that the decision violates the UN Security Council resolutions does not reflect the reality.

The international community should take into account the realities on the Island, not the misleading propaganda of the Greek Cypriot Administration and consider the developments without any prejudice.

Advocating for the continuation of the status quo will neither benefit the two peoples who are the co-owners of Cyprus Island, nor help the settlement of the Cyprus issue.

Aytaç Yılmaz Consul General
Monday - Friday

08:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 15:00

Visa application: 08:30- 12:00 with appointment. Please use Consular Services Menu above or visit www.evisa.gov.tr internet address for visa applications and appointments.
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year
4/13/2020 4/13/2020 Easter
4/27/2020 4/27/2020 King's Day
5/5/2020 5/5/2020 Liberation Day (1945)
5/21/2020 5/21/2020 Ascension Day
5/24/2020 5/24/2020 Ramadan
6/1/2020 6/1/2020 Whit Monday
7/31/2020 7/31/2020 Feast of Sacrifice
10/29/2020 10/29/2020 Turkish National Day
12/25/2020 12/25/2020 Christmas