Maronite future under threat

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Maronite future under threat
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Although a decision has been taken to allow Maronites to return to their homes in two villages in the north, no substantial steps have been taken

By Esra Aygin

Despite a decision almost eighteen months ago, the return of Maronites to their villages in the north has been stuck in limbo due to a lack of political will on the part of Turkish Cypriot officials.

Maronites, whose ancestors migrated to Cyprus from present-day Lebanon during the Middle Ages, lived in four villages before 1974. Two of these villages, Ayia Marina and Asomatos, are...


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Maronite future under threat


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