Mayor of (Lefkoşa) Nicosia Turkish Municipality Mehmet Harmancı received Head of the Office of the European Parliament in Cyprus Andreas Kettis and Public Relations Officer Vaggelis Vasileiou.
The current developments in Cyprus and our region were evaluated during the meeting. Kettis conveyed the desire to increase the representation of the Turkish Cypriot community in the European Parliament and the visibility of the European Parliament in the Turkish Cypriot community.
Harmancı made evaluations of the Turkish Cypriot community and relations with the European Union established through the Turkish Cypriot Desk of the European Commission.
Harmancı stated that initiatives will be taken for the European Parliament to forward this relationship in line with the interests of the Turkish Cypriot community and in a way that facilitates a peaceful and lasting solution to the Cyprus problem.
Harmancı and Kettis jointly declared that they are open to working together to improve communication and cooperation between the Turkish Cypriot community and the European Parliament in the upcoming period.