According to illegal Bayrak television (online, 28.06.14), Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Ozersay, accompanied by members from the Turkish Cypriot negotiating team, Director and representative of the negotiating team Gulfen Veziroglu Sevgili and Advisory and Political Affairs Manager for the “presidency” Gunes Onar, carried out a day visit to Ankara on Friday. 

Ozersay held meetings with the Turkish Foreign Ministry’s Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu and ministerial officials who are responsible for the Cyprus-Turkey-Greece and Mediterranean region.

Ozersay announced that during his meetings they had discussed the latest phase reached at the Cyprus negotiations processand other developments taking place in the eastern Mediterranean region. He also said that they discussed the future steps that will be taken on the Cyprus issue in accordance with mutual benefits with Turkey.

According to information released by Ozersay, the Greek Foreign Minister Undersecretary Mitsialis who the Turkish Cypriot side met with during the simultaneous visits carried out to Ankara and Athens by the two Cypriot negotiators, will be carrying out similar meetings with the Greek Cypriot side at the beginning of next week.

Just as it was stated in the joint statements, meetings have been foreseen with all actors involved in the Cyprus negotiations process and with this in mind Ozersay has been carrying our visits to America, EU capitals and Russia. Ozersay drew attention to the fact that he will be carrying out similar visits with guarantor countries as well in the near future.

On the same issue, Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris (28.06.14) reported that Ozersay flew quietly on Friday morning to Ankara. The paper also noticed that the arrival of Ozersay to Ankara coincides with the meeting of Turkey’s Foreign Minister Davutoglu with the US Secretary of State John Kerry the previous day in Brussels.

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