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Foreign Minister says enhanced Turkish presidency will benefit TRNC

18 April 2017

The outcome of the constitutional referendum in Turkey will lead Turkey to a stronger place in the international arena and region, Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertugruloglu has said.

Ertugruloglu celebrated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish people, hoping that the results of the popular vote would be beneficial for Turkey.

Ertugruloglu, in his congratulatory message, said:

“The result of the people’s vote is a big step in terms of the future of Turkey and the Turkish people.

I firmly believe that the fraternal relations between the TRNC and motherland Turkey will develop successfully in a stronger way in all areas from now on, in the new period.

I believe that the result of the popular vote in the homeland of Turkey will be the beginning of a new era for our country and our region beside Turkey.

I hope that the result of the popular vote in the homeland of Turkey will strengthen the role and position of a stable and strong Turkey in the international arena.

The results of the referendum will also reflect positively on my country.

I am hoping that the Constitutional amendment in Turkey will be an example for the TRNC and I believe that the presidential system [in Turkey} will carry the TRNC further.

Kibris Postasi

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