TRNC Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay is in New York for a series of contacts.
Özersay will be representing the TRNC at the summits organised by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO).
The Foreign Minister will be attending the coordination meeting of Foreign Ministers of the OIC which will be held on the sidelines of the General Assembly.
He will also be holding meetings with high-ranking UN officials, the permanent members of the UN Security Council, and representatives of states participating in the UN General Assembly.
Özersay is being accompanied by his Undersecretary Güneş Onar and Private Secretary Sonat Altuğ.
As part of his contacts in New York, Özersay held his first meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu yesterday.
During their meeting, Özersay and Çavuşoğlu exchanged views particularly on the natural gas issue and other regional issues.
Çavuşoğlu also briefed Özersay about his recent meeting with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
The Deputy Prime Minister Foreign Minister Özersay will continue with his New York contacts today.