Tag: Ersin Tatar

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Water from Turkey to North Cyprus set to flow again from 25 Sept.

Repairs to the water pipeline carrying freshwater from Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is set to be completed by 25 September. The pipeline was damaged at the start of the year due to severe weather conditions. Experts identified a leak about 5 miles (8 km) from the Turkish coast, and found […]

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Letters, Why are you treating us like lepers, TRNC?

Dear T-VINE, I’ve been following the travel advice updates closely and have to say I am really upset with the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus and its policy towards travellers from the United Kingdom. At the beginning of this coronavirus crisis, I and other British Turkish Cypriots and expats applauded the TRNC for taking quick […]

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TRNC Tourism Minister Ünal Üstel sacked, replaced by Kutlu Evren

Ünal Üstel, the Minister for Tourism and the Environment, has been removed from his post by Ersin Tatar, the Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). The Prime Minister made the announcement on Friday, naming Kutlu Evren as his replacement. Mr Üstel’s position had become untenable after he was implicated in the […]

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TRNC PM Ersin Tatar joins world leaders in wishing UK PM Boris Johnson well

Ersin Tatar, the Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, has sent a message wishing his British counterpart Boris Johnson “a full and speedy recovery”. The TRNC Prime Minister was among dozens of politicians in Britain and from around the world who issued public messages of support for Mr Johnson after it was […]

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North Cyprus PM Ersin Tatar accused of “racism” over remarks about foreign workers and students

The Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) has come under fire after making controversial comments about foreign students and workers while discussing his government’s new coronavirus Economic Aid package on television. Appearing on one television programme on 24 March, Prime Minister Tatar spoke about African students in the TRNC and said […]

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Two patients die following fire in Lefkoşa Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital

Two elderly patients died as they were being evacuated from Lefkoşa Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital this morning following the outbreak of a serious fire in the Cardiology Department. The authorities confirmed the fatalities were Asım Uyguroğlu, aged 74, and 62-year-old Erdoğan Kalaycılar. Uyguroğlu, who had been in intensive care, passed away at Near East […]