Tag: UBP

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People’s Party joins National Unity Party in new TRNC coalition government

Ersin Tatar, leader of the National Unity Party (UBP), and Kudret Özersay, who heads the People’s Party (HP), signed a protocol yesterday, 22 May, setting out their principles of the new coalition government. The two parties hold 21 and nine seats respectively in the 50-seat TRNC Parliament, giving them a solid majority. The government is […]

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North Cyprus government talks to resume as early election prospect looms

Talks to form a new government in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are to resume tomorrow, it has been announced. The leaders of the National Unity Party (UBP) and the People’s Party (HP), Ersin Tatar and Kudret Özersay respectively, will gather at noon along with their delegations in an attempt to thrash out […]

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Ersin Tatar is the new leader of TRNC main opposition, the National Unity Party

A British-educated politician has been elected as the new leader of North Cyprus’ main opposition party, the centre right National Unity Party, or Ulusal  Birlik Partisi (UBP). Cambridge University graduate Ersin Tatar replaces former TRNC Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün. At the party’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday 28 October, a four-way leadership contest saw Ersin […]

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Main opposition UBP MPs have worst attendance record at TRNC Parliament

North Cyprus’ main opposition National Unity Party (UBP) has been named the worst political party when it comes to attendance at the Parliament for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. İskele MP Önder Sennaroğlu missed nearly half of all Parliamentary sessions between 2 April and 30 June 2018, attending just 11 out of 20 sessions. […]

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New UBP-DP coalition gets vote of confidence in TRNC Parliament

North Cyprus’ newly-formed minority government received the all-important vote of confidence in the TRNC Parliament earlier today. Receiving 27 of a possible 50 votes, the UBP-DP Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün now has the mandate to implement its programme. The open vote saw all 18 UBP (National Unity Party/Ulusal Birlik Partisi) MPs, […]