Turkish Cypriots expected to cross for Kokkina anniversary

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Scores of Turkish Cypriots are expected to travel to enclaved Kokkina on Wednesday to attend the 54th anniversary of the bombing of Tillyria by the Turkish air force in 1964.

According to reports, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, the commander of the Turkish armed forces and other officials will be present.

In recent years, more than 1,000 Turkish Cypriots have crossed the Limnitis checkpoint by bus to commemorate the event. Others travel there by boat.

Following inter-communal violence which erupted in December 1963, Turkish Cypriots established a...


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