Cyprus marks 45 years since the coup d’état

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Cyprus marks 45 years since the coup d’état
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Today, July 15, marks 45 years since the 1974 coup d`etat which led to the division of Cyprus and its occupation by Turkey.

The Greek military junta, then ruling Greece, toppled the democratically elected president of Cyprus, the late Archbishop Makarios III.

Sirens sounded at 8:20 am to remind people of the time the coup d`etat unfolded.

A number of events condemning the coup d`etat and the subsequent Turkish invasion are taking place in the capital and in the southern government controlled areas of the Republic.

The 56-seat House of Representatives is...


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Cyprus marks 45 years since the coup d’état


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