Athienou Mayor seeks US Ambassador’s help for Pyroi crossing point opening

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The Mayor of Athienou Kyriakos Kareklas asked US Ambassador Judith Garber to support the community’s long-standing request for the opening of the crossing point at Pyroi on the old Larnaca-Nicosia road.

The area has been blocked since July 1974, when Turkish troops invaded Cyprus and occupied 37% of the island’s northern part. Repeated rounds of UN-led peace talks have so far failed to yield results. The latest round of negotiations, in July 2017 at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana ended inconclusively.

Several crossing points operate along the demarcation line,...


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Athienou Mayor seeks US Ambassador’s help for Pyroi crossing point opening


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