Newly elected Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci met yesterday with the former Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat.
At the meeting, Akinci said that the process for a Cyprus settlement can only be successful if they work together and stressed that success will come only through cooperation. He added that he wanted to benefit from Talat’s knowledge and experience.
Talat, for his part, congratulated Akinci on his election win and added that Akinci’s vision is already seen as a success. He also said that the whole world felt excitement at the prospect of a solution to the Cyprus problem. Finally, Talat said that he believes that the Turkish Cypriots will benefit from this outcome and he will do whatever he can to contribute to this process.
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