Christodoulides: Ozersay leadership ambitions a negative development for Cyprus

A possible rise of Kudret Ozersay, the "foreign minister" in the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, to the leadership of the Turkish Cypriot community will be a negative development for the Cyprus issue, the country's Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Wednesday.
Invited to comment on the dinner that the President of the Republic had with Ozersay on the 4th of June and what was discussed, Christodoulides clarified that it was a social dinner.

"A dinner is neither a bilateral meeting nor negotiations as some want to present it" and wondered why the ''foreign minister'' made the issue public.

"Mr Ozersay recently had a dinner with the Russian Ambassador and presented it on his personal website as if it were a meeting. Does this mean that they adopt their positions" asked Christodoulides deflecting accusations by opposition AKEL that the President is...

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