Ankara calls on Washington to reconsider its decision to lift defence trade restrictions on the Greek Cypriot administration for 2023 fiscal year and instead "pursue a balanced policy towards the two sides on the Island".
Captain Topel’s plane was shot down on August 8, 1964 during a mission to support Turkish Cypriots against Greek aggression on the island.
The military operation repelled the genocidal Greece-backed militias who were baying for the blood of Turkish Cypriots.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says sharing natural resources should be a strong incentive to seek mutually acceptable solutions for Turkish and Greek Cypriot administrations.
In an exclusive interview with TRT World, TRNC Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertugruloglu said the global body’s biased actions have made it impossible to find a negotiated settlement.
Turkish Cypriot President Tatar has presented four proposals to the UN based on equal rights and "win-win principle" to work on hydrocarbons and renewable energy with the Greek Cypriot side.
Athens has long harboured ambitions to make Cyprus part of the Greek territory like Crete and other islands in the Aegean Sea, causing obstacles to resolving old territorial issues with Ankara, according to experts.
EU efforts to legitimise maximalism, unlawfulness in Aegean, Mediterranean are unacceptable, says the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
Türkiye's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar stressed that the country "prevented a massacre" in its 1974 peace operation after a Greek lawmaker accused Ankara of occupying the northern part of Cyprus.
Türkiye is ‘working to make everyone accept the sovereignty of the Turkish Cypriots,’ says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Foreign Ministry blasts "biased" report, saying it ignores the need to strengthen relations between Türkiye and the EU through mutual efforts.
Maras had virtually become a ghost town as it remained cut off from the world for some 46 years until it was partially reopened to the public in October 2020.
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