In the news in the Greek Cypriot media, Theodoros Gotsis, the Press Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Greek Cypriot Administration, stated that they took preventive actions before the TDT member and observer states due to the use of the TRNC flag in the meeting.
Gotsis emphasized that the use of the symbols of the TRNC in the presence of Hungarian officials, a member of the European Union (EU), is unacceptable, therefore, in addition to preventive measures, the deep discomfort felt by Southern Cyprus was transferred to Budapest.
Stating that Hungary was asked for an explanation and the issue would be handled through diplomatic channels, Gotsis emphasized that the issue will be conveyed to his Hungarian counterpart by the Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kombos at the meeting to be held in Brussels within the framework of the EU Foreign Ministers Council.
On the other hand, the TRNC’s representation at the TDT Extraordinary Summit Meeting with the President and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the use of its flag in the meeting received wide coverage in the press of the Greek Cypriot Administration.
In its news on the subject, ANT1 channel broadcasting in the Greek Cypriot Administration of Cyprus, “Ersin Tatar happily posed in front of the false state flag with the leaders of the countries who attended the extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Turkish States hosted by Ankara this morning.” used the phrases.
While many newspapers broadcasting in the Greek part reported that TRNC President Ersin Tatar seemed happy during his speech at the summit, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in his opening speech at the summit, stated that the TRNC should be recognized with sovereign equality and equal international status. carried it.