Tag: UBP

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After a year’s wait, Faiz Sucuoğlu is finally crowned UBP Leader

Dr. Faiz Sucuoğlu was the favourite to win the run-off and become leader of the National Unity Party (UBP) last October, after the role was vacated by Ersin Tatar, who had been elected President of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. Instead, the UBP leadership contest was unexpectedly called off and Ersan Saner installed as […]

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Four candidates to stand in UBP leadership race this weekend

This weekend, National Unity Party (UBP) members will get the chance to vote for their new leader, a role vacated last October when Ersin Tatar became President of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. Four candidates are standing: Hasan Taçoy and Faiz Sucuoğlu, who were through to the run-off last year before the election was […]

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New Speaker finally elected to Turkish Cypriot parliament

A new Speaker of Parliament in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) was selected at the third time of asking. Önder Sennaroğlu, an MP for the ruling National Unity Party (UBP) was the only candidate to stand on Monday, 18 January. He was elected by a vote of 26-20, with two abstentions in the […]

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UBP leadership race: Faiz Sucuoğlu and Hasan Taçoy go through to run-off

There was no clear winner in the first round of the National Unity Party (UBP) leadership contest on Saturday. Two of the candidates, Faiz Sucuoğlu and Hasan Taçoy, were head and shoulders above the other three, garnering over 70% of the votes between them. Sucuoğlu and Taçoy now go through to the run-off, to be […]

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TRNC Prime Minister Tatar to give public talk in London on Tuesday evening

The Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) and National Unity Party (UBP) leader Ersin Tatar will be in London for a short visit between 10 and 13 February. Mr Tatar, who is a candidate in the upcoming TRNC Presidential elections, will be meeting with a variety of Parliamentarians during this three-day […]

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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 […]