European parliamentarians of Turkish origin will hold a meeting in the Turkish part of Cyprus, The New Anatolian reported.
The "North Cyprus Summit" of the European parliamentarians of Turkish descent will be held in northern port city of Kyrenia in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Saturday.
It will be the second summit of these deputies in northern Cyprus. It is being sponsored by the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and contributions of the President of TRNC.
Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat and Premier Ferdi Sabit Soyer will speak in the opening session of the summit on Saturday.
Soyer will host a luncheon in honor of guests the same day.
On Sunday, the deputies will have a meeting with officials of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce.
The first "Northern Cyprus Summit of European Parliamentarians of Turkish Origin" was held in Kyrenia on March 31, 2007. Parliamentarians from Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria attended the summit.
In their final statement, the deputies called on the European Union (EU) to keep all promises made to the Turkish Cypriots, ending isolations, adopt direct trade regulations, recognizing Turkish as one of official languages of the EU and allow direct foreign flights to Ercan Airport in the Turkish Cypriot region.
Last Mod: 16 Nisan 2008, 18:29