Turkey Steps Up Plans to Reopen Varosha on Cyprus

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Turkey Steps Up Plans to Reopen Varosha on Cyprus
 © The National Herald 2019
Violating a United Nations resolution, Turkey said it’s planning to speed the reopening of the abandoned ghost town of Varosha in the seaside resort of Famagusta on the northern third of Cyprus it has occupied since an unlawful 1974 invasion.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said told the private CNN-Turk broadcaster that, “Yes, there are preparations. Varosha will be opened.” The area was fenced off  by the Turkish military after the invasion and has stayed locked in time, right down to 1974 cars in showrooms.

The eastern town, part...


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Turkey Steps Up Plans to Reopen Varosha on Cyprus


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