The Turkish Affairs Section is the primary Section of the Public Service entrusted with the responsibility of briefing the Presidency on the positions of the Turkish Cypriots and of Turkey on all issues of interest to Cyprus, as they are presented in the mass media.
The Section is responsible for the daily monitoring of the Turkish and Turkish Cypriot print and electronic press and the preparation of daily reviews, which cover current affairs issues in the occupied areas of Cyprus and in Turkey and include comments and analyses.
It also monitors the political deliberations and developments that take place in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus and Turkey and prepares reports and studies on current affairs issues.
Moreover, the translation of texts to and from the Turkish language for various government and state organizations is included in the duties of the Section.
Furthermore, the Section provides facilities to Turkish and Turkish Cypriot journalists and television crews by making arrangements for interviews with state officials as well as for accreditations, escort and interpretation for the coverage of important events taking place in the Republic of Cyprus.