Tag: Kudret Özersay

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New four-way centre-left coalition government for North Cyprus

  Four political parties in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have struck an agreement, paving the way for a new coalition government to be formed headed by the leader of the left-wing Republican Turkish Party (CTP) Tufan Erhürman. Details of the new team were presented to TRNC President Mustafa Akıncı earlier today, which was […]

News - TRNC
Uproar over multi-million spend on new luxury cars for TRNC ministers

Opposition parties and civil society leaders have slammed the TRNC government after it announced the purchase of a fleet of 17 new luxury cars at a cost of 2 million TL, or half-a-million GB pounds. The news emerged at the end of August following a cabinet meeting, during which the expenditure on mainly Mercedes E-class […]

News - TRNC
Poll shows huge backing for new TRNC political party Halkın Partisi

A TRNC poll has put the newly formed Halkın Partisi (HP – People’s Party) 10% ahead of its nearest political rival. Conducted by the Center for Migration, Identity and Rights Studies (CMIRS) and published in North Cyprus’ largest newspaper Kıbrıs Gazetesi on 3rd Feb., the poll of Turkish Cypriot voters shows there is more support for HP […]

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Five essential questions to ask Kudret Özersay in London this weekend

    Since May of this year, Cyprus’ two leaders – Mustafa Akıncı and Nicos Anastasiades – have been working hard on the elusive elements that will pave the way to a peace deal, which could unite the island fifty two years after its division. While the positive atmosphere of the latest round of talks […]

News - TRNC
Akıncı and Eroğlu to go head-to-head in TRNC Presidential run-off on Sunday

There was no outright winner from yesterday’s Presidential Elections in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. A total of seven candidates stood and as predicted, none could pass the fifty percent threshold to avoid a run-off. The top two candidates, incumbent Derviş Eroğlu from the TRNC political right and backed by the National Unity Party […]

News - Features
Countdown begins to TRNC Presidential Elections

Next Sunday, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will go to the polls to elect a new President. Seven candidates are vying for the political hot seat, including incumbent, Dr. Derviş Eroğlu. The TRNC operates a Parliamentary political system, which means the Presidency is primarily a symbolic role. However, since the times of the first […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Kudret Özersay on his return to the Cyprus talks and whether he will stand in next year’s TRNC Presidential elections

Back in June, Dr. Kudret Özersay – a respected academic, leading civil society activist and the current Turkish Cypriot Negotiator for the Cyprus talks – visited London to meet with high level officials in the British Government. While in the capital, he also gave an illuminating talk at the London School of Economics. T-VINE caught […]