Head of the Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr.Ahmad Shahidov, who is on a working visit in the UK, has today visited the Embassy of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in London. Met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to the United Kingdom Mrs. Oya Tunjali, human rights defender spoke about the relations between Azerbaijan and Northern Cyprus, informed about the activities carried out in the international organizations to protect the national interests of both countries. Noting his very close relations with Northern Cyprus, head of AIDHR Dr. Ahmad Shahidov said that he will continue to work for the protection of the rights of the Turkish Cypriots.
Expressing satisfaction with Ahmad Shahidov’s visit to London, the ambassador Oya Tunjali said that more than 300 thousands Turkish Cypriots live in the UK and the United Kingdom plays an important role in the history and politics of Cyprus. Mrs. Oya Tunjali pointed out that activities are being continued in the direction of recognition of the TRNC, adding that Azerbaijan also is very sensitive to this issue.