Cyprus marks 45th anniversary of Turkish invasion

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Cyprus marks 45th anniversary of Turkish invasion
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Sirens wailed on Saturday morning as Cypriots marked the 45th anniversary of the Turkish invasion.

This island remains to this day divided, by virtue of the massive presence of Turkey’s military and Ankara’s stronghold on the Turkish Cypriots. Repeated UN-led attempts to reunite the country under a federal roof have so far failed, due to uncompromising positions maintained by the Turkish side, which insists on retaining its right of intervention, its role as a guarantor power and a military presence on the island.

The Turkish invasion of Cyprus came only...


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Cyprus marks 45th anniversary of Turkish invasion


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