Divided island braces for Dherynia protest

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Divided island braces for Dherynia protest
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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on Greek Cypriot bikers to be on their best behaviour during Saturday’s demonstration in Dherynia, warning that Turkish anti-protesters would look for an opportunity to use any unruly action as a pretext to start a riot.

Authorities on both sides of the divided island went on high alert Saturday, a day before a Turkish Cypriot runoff election in the north, as Greek Cypriot bikers prepared to gather at Dherynia checkpoint to demonstrate against Turkey in memoriam of Tasos Isaac and Solomos Solomou.

“Regarding the scheduled demonstration this evening...


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Divided island braces for Dherynia protest


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