44 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

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44 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus
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Today 20th July marks the 44th anniversary of the invasion of the Republic of Cyprus by the Turkish military resulting to Turkey’s continuous occupation of the northern third of the island.

On July 15th 1974 supported by the military junta controlling Greece, paramilitary group EOKA B , led a coup against the President of the Republic of Cyprus Archbishop Makarios and installed a pro Enosis head

Five days later on July 20th, Turkish troops attacked and secured 37% of the island, forcing thousands of Greek Cypriots , as well as Turkish Cypriots to relocate to other parts...


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44 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus


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