Remains of Greek soldiers travel back home

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Remains of Greek soldiers travel back home
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The remains of seven Greek soldiers who lost their lives during the 1974 Turkish invasion were transferred to Greece on Thursday.

The handover ceremony took place in the presence of Greek Minister of Defence Nikolaos Hardalias.

Relatives of the soldiers travelled from to receive the remains of their loved ones as well as medals of honour.

The remains were transferred by plane for a proper burial in the places of their origin. Six of the soldiers were stationed in Eldyk, the Hellenic Force in Cyprus and were killed during battles in the summer of 1974. The seventh...

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Remains of Greek soldiers travel back home

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