Turkish Cypriots to charge fees on aid to Greek Cypriots in Turkish occupied north of Cyprus

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Turkish Cypriot authorities will start charging customs duties on goods carried by the United Nations to Greek Cypriots living in the north, the breakaway state’s ‘foreign minister’ said on Thursday.

Speaking to AFP in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Tahsin Ertugruloglu said he would inform UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix of the plan on Saturday “as a sign of goodwill.”

“The decision will be enforced as of October 1.”

Ertugruloglu said the recent collapse of the talks was the “proven failure” of a 50-year effort to create a federation, warning...


Turkish Cypriots to charge fees on aid to Greek Cypriots in Turkish occupied north of Cyprus


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