Turkish Cypriots can not live in security without Turkey's support: Avci

Turkey's State Minister for EU membership talks Bagis met with Turkish Cypriot FM Turgay Avci in Ankara.

Turkish Cypriots can not live in security without Turkey's support: Avci

Turkey's State Minister for European Union membership talks Egemen Bagis met on Friday with Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Turgay Avci in Ankara, the Turkish capital.

Appearing at a joint press conference after the meeting Bagis said the Cyprus issue was "a national cause" for Turkey.

"And for this national cause our hearts are beating as one with the government and the opposition. We are working together in coordination with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as well," Bagis said.

Avci said on his part that Turkish Cypriots could not live in security and independently if it were not for Turkey's support.

"Turkish Cypriots trust in Turkey alone, not in Greek Cypriots, European Union countries or any other country. We are

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