UN soldiers finally give up on calling Ledra Palace home

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By Jean Christou

The British contingent of the United Nations peacekeepers in Cyprus (Unficyp) has almost finished setting up its new camp on the grounds of the Ledra Palace hotel inside the Green Line in Nicosia as the hotel itself has become unhabitable after 45 years, the Sunday Mail has learned.

A year ago it emerged the 200 or so UN soldiers would be leaving the once-grand landmark hotel after taking up residence there in the aftermath of the Turkish invasion in 1974. For decades, the 70-year-old hotel, visibly riddled with bullet...


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UN soldiers finally give up on calling Ledra Palace home


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