The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) shared the written message of Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu regarding 15 July.
Ertuğruloğlu stated that July 15 was two black spots in the history of Turkey and Cyprus, against the treacherous attack on the national will of the Turkish nation on July 15, 2016, especially President Erdoğan’s strong stance and the steel will of the Turkish nation, which defended its country at the cost of its life for the independence and future of the homeland. reminded of his failure.
Ertuğruloğlu, who stated that the Turkish nation stood against the treacherous attack on the national will with one heart, reminded that the Turkish nation defended the republic, democracy and all these achievements at the cost of their lives.
Ertuğruloğlu stated that Turkey can never be enslaved in the future, as it was in the past, and that this was once again demonstrated to the whole world on July 15, adding, “Our homeland Turkey, which is the leading country in its region with its determined and strong stance under the leadership of President Erdoğan, will continue to move forward to a stronger and more prosperous future. will continue.” used the phrase.
“Peace and confidence came to Cyprus after the Peace Operation launched by Turkey”
Ertuğruloğlu reminded that on July 15, 1974, the Greek Cypriots, who had dreams of connecting Cyprus to Greece, started a new bloody period on the island with the coup against Makarios with the support of the junta in Greece. He emphasized that it was necessary for Turkey to intervene on the island on July 20, 1974, by using its rights arising from international agreements.
Ertuğruloğlu noted that peace and trust came to Cyprus after the Peace Operation launched by Turkey, and used the following statements:
“Our neighbor Greeks, who are still heavily armed, should learn from their past follies, understand that Turkey, which is getting stronger in every field, will never leave the Turkish Cypriots alone, and should accept the realities of Cyprus as two neighboring states, side by side.”