"I HAVE JUST HEARD ABOUT ANNAN’S INVITATION ALTHOUGH GREEK CYPRIOT PRESS WROTE ABOUT IT A WEEK AGO"
Denktas said on Thursday that he had heard about Annan’s invitation to sides in Cyprus although the Greek Cypriot press wrote about it a week ago.
Denktas told reporters that he, TRNC Prime Minister Mehmet Ali Talat and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Serdar Denktas evaluated developments in Cyprus issue among themselves when explaining the reason of his decision to prolong their visit to Ankara one more day.
Denktas noted that they started to evaluate the invitation.
TRNC President Denktas said that he could make a statement about Annan’s conditions after their evaluation.
Denktas stated that as TRNC officials, they could meet with Turkish officials to discuss developments in case of any need.
TRNC President Denktas answered positively to the question if Annan’s invitation was made to resume talks and added, "we have just heard about the invitation although the Greek Cypriot press wrote about it a week ago. There is always an intimate traffic with the Greek Cypriot press. This really saddens us."
Asked if he had expressed that uneasiness to Annan, Denktas said, "we have expressed it right now."