Olive oil ‘for peace’ in divided Cyprus

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Olive oil ‘for peace’ in divided Cyprus
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In a field bathed in winter light, Hasan Siber patiently harvests his olives. It’s a common sight in Cyprus, but his “oil for peace” represents a rare glimmer of hope on the divided Mediterranean island.

Turkish-Cypriot Siber’s oil is to be sold via Coliveoil, a start-up he founded with his Greek-Cypriot friend Alexandros Philippides.

The pair in their early 30s, who met at university in London, want to “take the peace process forward” by selling oil from both sides of the island.

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Olive oil ‘for peace’ in divided Cyprus


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