President of Northern Cyprus

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President of of Northern Cyprus
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Mustafa Akinci

since 30 April 2015
ResidencePresidential Palace, North Nicosia
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term lengthFive years, renewable once
Inaugural holderRauf Denktaş[1]
Formation15 November 1983

The President of Northern Cyprus officially the president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is the head of state of Northern Cyprus. The president of Northern Cyprus right now is Mustafa Akinci. He has been president since 2015.[2]

The president of Northern Cyprus is not a cermonial position in the political system of Northern Cyprus.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Torode, John (17 January 2012). "Rauf Denktash: Politician who fought to establish the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus". The Independent. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. "Mustafa Akinci wins northern Cyprus presidential election". BBC News. 26 April 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  3. "KKTC Devleti Fonksiyonel - Kurumsal Gözden Geçirme Çalışması" (PDF) (in Turkish). The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey. Retrieved 17 February 2019.