Turkey pays Greek Cypriot refugee who sought compensation

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Turkey has paid the compensation and legal expenses awarded to a Greek Cypriot refugee by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in a land case in which it also ruled that a property commission in the breakaway state was ineffective.

Achilleas Demetriades, the lawyer who represented Andriani Joannou, said Turkey paid through the Council of Europe, including VAT, “in reality confirming recognition of the Republic of Cyprus.”

Demetriades told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that the move paved the way for Turkey to pay some €50m awarded in 33 previous cases.

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Turkey pays Greek Cypriot refugee who sought compensation


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