Tag: Ersan Saner

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Environmental group Avli calls on both sides in Cyprus to ‘rise to occasion and coordinate a response to the Baniyas Oil Spill’

A massive oil leak from a faulty power plant in Syria continues to threaten the eastern coastline of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. The Turkish Cypriot government has turned to Turkey for help, while side-stepping offers of assistance from neighbouring South Cyprus. Although the situation appears under control, changing wind and sea currents have […]

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“The Turkic world has Turkey, Azerbaijan, Northern Cyprus,” MP tells Turkish Cypriots on ground-breaking visit

A delegation from Azerbaijan’s Parliament made history by visiting the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) for the very first time on Friday. The Azeri Members of Parliament were received by TRNC President Ersin Tatar, TRNC Prime Minister Ersan Saner, and TRNC Speaker of Parliament Önder Sennaroğlu. Headed by Samad Seyidov, the delegation included ruling, […]

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TRNC Health Ministry forced into lockdown U-turn following government pressure

Less than 24 hours after announcing a full lockdown, North Cyprus’ Health Ministry has been forced to scale back its planned restrictions following concerns about the economic impact that would have. The Council of Ministers met earlier today to discuss the measures that were due to come into force on Monday. Among those who had […]

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Prime Minister Ersan Saner signals early election for North Cyprus

The Prime Minister for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) has called for an early General Election after MPs refused to back his preferred candidate to be the new Speaker of Parliament. Ersan Saner of the National Unity Party (UBP) had nominated Resmiye Canaltay, a female Member of Parliament (MP) from his party, to […]