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The President of the Republic noted that in the coming days he is going to announce unilateral measures to support the Turkish Cypriots – He called on the Turkish Cypriot community to send the right messages to Turkey
On the ways in which the interests of the Turkish Cypriots are secured through the European Union and with the approval of the Republic of Cyprus, the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis was mentionedanswering a question from the Turkish Cypriot observer at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Oguzhan Hasipoglou, during the debate following his speech in the Plenary, underlining that any isolation of the T/k is due to the occupation and the attitude of Turkey.
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The President of the Republic also noted that in the following daysis going to announce unilateral measures to support the Turkish Cypriots, and called on the Turkish Cypriot community to send the right messages to Turkey. in KSSE, he had referred to the rejection of the Annan Plan in 2004 and spoke of paralysis and isolation of the Turkish Cypriotswho, as he said, are the ones being punished. He also invited the President of the Republic to comment on whether the Greek side is ready to recognize sovereign equality and political equality, as well as the governance and well-being of the island.
In response, President Christodoulidis noted that possibly that Mr. Hasipoglou traveled to Strasbourg with the European passport of the EU.
“Any violation of the human rights of T/k, E/k, or what you mentioned about isolation, do you know why? It is due to one thing only. It is due to the Turkish invasion and the ongoing occupation,” he stressed, adding that “this deprives the Turks of their rights”. He pointed out that the Turks have passports of the Republic of Cyprus as citizens, and added that “with the approval of the Republic of Cyprus there is the financial regulation of the EU” through which “our Turkish compatriots with the approval of the Republic of Cyprus receive significant financial support”, while there is also the Regulation of the Green Line again for the Turkish Cypriots.
He added on the occasion of the question that “in the next few days I will proceed with the announcement of unilateral measures towards our Turkish Cypriot compatriots”.
“What I would like to invite you to see is also that your future as T/k and ours as E/k and the future of Cyprus, without reunification of our homeland will not be positive” he added. “That's why I'm calling you once again and I'm sure of the will of the majority of Turks, that you send the right messages to Turkey”, he concluded.