Turkey: Erdogan calls for a just and lasting solution in Cyprus

Turkey: Erdogan calls for a just and lasting solution in Cyprus

Greek Cypriots should recognize the political equality of the Turkish Cypriots, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the “Peace”, according to Turkey, Operation on 20 July 1974 in Cyprus.

“The only possible way to achieve a just and lasting solution in the Island is the acceptance of the Turkish Cypriots’ equal status”, Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted in a written statement.

“The Greek Cypriot side”, the Turkish President continues, “should ─ without any delay ─ recognize the Turkish Cypriots’ political equality and equal rights over the natural resources of the Island”. /ibna