Turkish Cypriot president arrives in New York

Eroglu will meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, hold tete-a-tete meetings in the UN, and attend several meetings.

Turkish Cypriot president arrives in New York

President Dervis Eroglu of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the 66th term high-level meetings of the UN General Assembly.

Eroglu was welcomed by Turkey's permanent representative in UN Ertugrul Apakan.

Eroglu will meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, hold tete-a-tete meetings in the UN, and attend several meetings.

He is expected to complete his meetings on September 24.

Topics such as Palestine's initiative for recognition by UN as a state and a member, situation in Libya and Syria, counter-terrorism on global scale, Cyprus talks, "Alliance of Civilizations", prevention of proliferation of nuclear weapons, mediation, hunger in Somalia and Africa, desertification and cooperation in Asia will be discussed in UN meetings.

A Turkish delegation led by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend the UN meetings. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will also take place in the delegation.

UN General Assembly meetings will take place between September 21 and 23 as well as on September 26 and 27.

Heads of state and government or high-level officials of 193 countries will each deliver speeches in the general assembly.

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Last Mod: 19 Eylül 2011, 11:44
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