Cyprus Maronites Allowed to Return to the Occupied North

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci announced on Wednesday that a decision had been made to allow Maronites to return to all their villages in the north of the island.

Akinci’s office said it is working with other civil and military authorities together with the Turkish embassy in the north to coordinate works which will allow access to Maronite and mixed villages where Maronites and Turkish Cypriots used to live together.

Ayia Marina, Asomatos, and Karpashia are the three Maronite villages controlled by the Turkish military since 1974. Ayia Marina and Asomatos are...


Cyprus Maronites Allowed to Return to the Occupied North


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