|Friday, 22 January 2021|
TURKISH CYPRIOT PRESS (95-11-9)
From: Panayiotis Zaphiris <pzaphiri@Glue.umd.edu>
AND OTHER MEDIA
[A] NEWS ITEMS
 Denktash comments on students' demonstrations.
 Denktash on a private visit to Turkey.
 Galatasaray and Kocaelispor will not play in the occupied area.
 ICO Secretary General in the occupied area.
 Atalay in Pakistan for conference.
[A] NEWS ITEMS
 Denktash comments on students' demonstrations
According to illegal Bayrak radio (11:30 hours, 8.11.95) Rauf Denktash has claimed that the Greek Cypriots' border actions are further increasing the lack of confidence between the two communities.
Commenting on press reports that, riding motorcycles, Greek Cypriot youths will have a picnic in northern Cyprus at the weekend, Denktash said: "If they request an entry permit from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, they may be granted permission to have a picnic. If they decide to come without a permit, there is room in our prisons, we will host them."
Meanwhile, according to illegal Bayrak radio (11:30 hours, 8.11.95) broadcasted that Turkish Cypriot so-called security force officials have threatened that if the demonstrations "push the limits of toleration, every kind of measure will be taken." It claimed that "students were used in the provocative and aggressive acts which are obviously being carried out by the Greek Cypriot Administration within the framework of a planned program."
According also to illegal Bayrak radio, a group of students went up a three-floor UNFICYP watch tower, and hoisted the Greek flag next to the UN flag and that UNFICYP did not react when the students hoisted the flag.
 Denktash on a private visit to Turkey
According to KIBRIS (9.11.95), the Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash will be leaving the occupied area for a private visit to Istanbul.
His wife will undergo an operation at a hospital in Istanbul.
As a result of this trip, KIBRIS adds, Denktash has cancelled his planned visit to Balikesir, Western Turkey.
KIBRIS also reports that Denktash will return to the occupied area on Tuesday, but prior to his return, he will be present at the Istanbul Rotarians fund raising activity in support for the reforestation efforts in the occupied area. (MY)
 Galatasaray and Kocaelispor will not play in the occupied area
According to YENIDUZEN (9.11.95), Turkish first division football team Galatasaray of Istanbul will not be coming to the occupied area for a friendly game with another Turkish first division team, Kocaelispor, following FIFA's objection. FIFA member-teams cannot play matches on occupied territories.
The match between Galatasaray and Kocaelispor was planned to take place on 12 November, 1995.
 ICO Secretary General in the occupied area
According to KIBRIS (9.11.95), Islamic Conference Organization (ICO) Secretary-General Dr. Hamid Alghabid (as spelled by the paper), will be arriving in the occupied area today as Denktash's guest.
Alghabid will be accompanied by a group of ICO members.
KIBRIS says that Alghabid will be informed about narcotics smuggler Erkan Egmez who is currently under police custody.
He and the accompanying delegation will leave the occupied area tomorrow. (MY)
 Atalay in Pakistan for conference
According to YENIDUZEN (9.11.95), the so-called Auditor General of the pseudostate, Nail Atalay, will be leaving the occupied area for Lahor, Pakistan, to take part in a conference on economic development".
He will return to the occupied area on 17 November. (MY)