‘Cyprus is Turkish’ Says Nationalist Leader

Devlet Bahceli (file photo)

The leader of Turkey’s far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has claimed the island of Cyprus is Turkish.

Devlet Bahceli , whose party has been suffering in opinion polls ahead of the June 24 presidential and parliamentary elections, was reported by the pro-government Yeni Safak newspaper as telling a campaign rally: “Cyprus is Turkish and will remain so.”

He was responding to Greek criticism of a MHP campaign ad which shows the whole island under the Turkish flag.

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‘Cyprus is Turkish’ Says Nationalist Leader

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