Category: News – TRNC

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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 will not be Gaza” declares Turkish Cypriot President Tatar

Ersin Tatar, the President of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, has made clear he has no intention of risking the security of his country by dispensing with the vital 1960 Agreements that allows Turkish troops on the island to protect Turkish Cypriots. Reviewing events in nearby Palestine and Israel, where there have been hundreds […]

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Food policy advisor Funda Ayhan explains what the new hellim / halloumi PDO means for Turkish Cypriot producers

A fortnight ago, the European Commission adopted a package of measures to protect an important part of Cypriot heritage – its cheese. Called ‘hellim’ in Turkish, and ‘halloumi’ in Greek, this renowned Cypriot cheese was registered as a protected designation of origin (PDO), essentially banning the misuse of its name by imitation products across the […]