President Dervis Eroglu has evaluated his New York contacts as very fruitful upon his return to Ercan Airport on the weekend.
The President said that during his visit the Cyprus Turkish peoples longing desire for a solution to the Cyprus problem was put forward.
President Dervis Eroglu was in New York for a series of contacts within the framework of the UN General Assembly.
As part of his contacts, he met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
He also came together with the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, General Secretary of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Prime Ministers of Kuwait and Somalia and the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Ecuadorian Guinea.
‘During my contacts I put forward the Cyprus Turkish peoples’ desire for a solution. I also put forward our views regarding the deadlock at the talks and our solution to this problem’ said Eroglu and added that he also explained the Cyprus Turkish side’s sensitivity towards a time limit being placed at the talks.
During his meeting with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon the President said they not only talked about the Cyprus negotiations process but natural gas issues as well.
‘The proposals put forward by the Cyprus Turkish side to the UN Secretary General has received praise by the international community’ said the President.