Press Release Regarding The Third Anniversary Of The Passing Away Of Rauf Denktaş, The Founding President Of The Trnc , 13.01.2015
No: 14, 13 January 2015
We commemorate the late Rauf Raif Denktaş, the
founding President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, with respect and
gratitude on the third anniversary of his passing away.
The late Denktaş devoted his entire life to the
Turkish Cypriots’ struggle for a dignified existence, and defended with great
sacrifices the cause of the Turkish Cypriot people for rights, equality and
freedom in a common bond of sentiments and ideals with motherland Turkey. Rauf
Denktaş exhibited an outstanding leadership in overcoming all challenges, and
therefore occupies an exceptional place in history with his leadership and
statesmanship qualities appreciated throughout the world.
We respectfully commemorate once again the late Rauf
Denktaş and express our conviction that the Turkish Cypriot people’s righteous struggle
will lead to a just and lasting settlement in the Island and turn it into an
area of peace, stability and prosperity in the region.