Demirel assures Turkish Cypriots.
No. 34/96 21.2.96
 Acarkan on Kaklamanis' visit
According to illegal Bayrak radio (20.2.96), the
so-called Assembly Speaker Ayhan Halit Acarkan has alleged that
with his speeches in Cyprus, Apostolos Kaklamanis, president of
the Greek Parliament showed once again that Greece is the party
most responsible for the failure to reach an agreement in Cyprus.
In a written statement on the issue, Acarkan said he
hopes all the international circles who are trying to bring the
two sides together will assess Kaklamanis' visit to Cyprus well
and, in light of this assessment, will approach the Turkish
Cypriot side's "justifiable suspicions and sensibilities with
He stressed that there are no alternatives to solve the
Cyprus problem other than through peaceful means. It would be
crazy to think of other means, he said.
 Demirel assures Turkish Cypriots
In his Bayram message (KIBRIS - 20.2.96) Demirel referred
to the Cyprus problem and said that a settlement will be realized
through negotiations. He added: "It is not possible to reach
anywhere by fait accompli. From the economic point of view, the
TRNC will be quickly integrated with Turkey. Turkey shall
continue to be the guarantor of our brethren in Cyprus".