Cyprus Marks Independence Day With Military Parade

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Cyprus Marks Independence Day With Military Parade
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Celebrations to mark the 59th anniversary of the Cypriot Republic’s declaration of independence on Tuesday included a military parade attended by President Nicos Anastasiades.

Cyprus achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1960 and became a member of the Commonwealth in 1961.

The parade in Nicosia began with a 21-gun salute and the singing of the Cypriot national anthem.

In his remarks celebrating the occasion, Anastasiades said that this day “is a day of reflection, and a day the offers an opportunity to send a...


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