Protesters Decry Cyprus Crossing Point Closures over Virus

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Protesters Decry Cyprus Crossing Point Closures...
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NICOSIA – Stepping up efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on the island, Cypriot officials slammed shut four of nine crossings to the Turkish-occupied side, drawing fierce protests from people who pulled aside barriers.

Demonstrators chanted and raised placards opposing the closure of the main Ledra Street crossing point in the island’s divided capital, where crossings are allowed just by showing passports for identification.

Turkey has occupied the northern third since an unlawful 1974 invasion and still keeps a 35,000-strong army...


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Protesters Decry Cyprus Crossing Point Closures over Virus


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