House votes to support total Turkish troop withdrawal (Updated)

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The House plenum on Friday approved a motion by the Green party for a resolution stipulating that any solution to the Cyprus problem should not include foreign guarantees, troops or intervention rights in any form.

The resolution also demands total withdrawal of Turkish troops from the island with a view to full demilitarisation.

Of 45 MPs present, all but two voted in favour of the resolution.

The two dissenters, who belong to the far-right Elam party, abstained from the vote after their amendment to remove the demilitarisation reference was denied.

The resolution calls...


House votes to support total Turkish troop withdrawal (Updated)


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