No: 17, 13 January 2020, Press Release Regarding The Eighth Anniversary Of The Passing Away Of H.e. Mr. Rauf Denktaş, Founding President Of The Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 13.01.2020

We commemorate the late Rauf Raif Denktaş, the founding President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, with respect and gratitude on the eighth anniversary of his passing away.

Rauf Denktaş displayed outstanding leadership for the cause of the Turkish Cypriot people for rights, equality and liberty, with the understanding of common destiny with the Motherland Turkey and founded the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a symbol of their equal political rights and constitutive power in the Island, and handed it over to his people.

The late Denktaş, with his leadership and statesmanship appreciated throughout the World, took his place in history as a defender of one of the most righteous cause of our age.

We express our full support to the the resolute struggle of the Turkish Cypriot people, to achieve a just and lasting solution on the Island, and respectfully commemorate once again the late Denktaş.

Ahmet Peyami Kalyoncu Consul General
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