North Cyprus knocking on the door of recognition

Turkish Cypriot president Ersin Tatar is calling for a two-state solution for Cyprus amid claims that ten countries are preparing to recognise the TRNC.

Ersin Tatar was elected as president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) in October 2020. Photo: GETTY.
Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and former Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu shake hands as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Cyprus, Lisa Buttenheim in the UN buffer zone of Nicosia, Cyprus, on February 11, 2014. (AP)
Turkey’s EEZ (blue) and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus EEZ (yellow). Gas fields shown in red. (TRTWorld)
Countries that could potentially recognise the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC): Venezuela, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Palestine, Pakistan, Bangladesh, North Korea and Taiwan. South Ossetia and Abkhazia not included.

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