"GREEK CYPRIOTS EITHER WILL COME TO THEIR SENSES OR TURKISH CYPRIOTS WILL TAKE NECESSARY STEPS"
Nicosia, 14 August 12 (T.A.K): The post of Security Forces Commander of TRNC was passed on to Brigadier General Baki Kavun, from Major General Mehmet Daysal with a ceremony at the headquarters, yesterday.
TRNC President Dervis Eroglu, in his speech at the ceremony, expressed that no one had the right to make Turkish Cypriots give up on its homeland and jeopardize its security.
President Dervis Eroglu said, Turkish Cypriots had put up a struggle and as a result had got to this point.
During his speech, he recorded that Turkish Cypriots were not so naive to give up their state, sovereignty, freedom and security, even they had some problems.
Referring to peace process after the upcoming elections in the Greek Cypriot side, President Eroglu said, "Greek Cypriots either will come to their senses or Turkish Cypriots will take necessary steps. We cannot risk our future".
President Eroğlu said, besides refusing an agreement based on realities, the Greek Cypriot side dreamed of returning to the pre 1974 era.
Moreover, President Eroglu said, United Nations and the effective and prominent countries of European Union, not only condone but also support Greek Cypriots' attitude for their own benefit.