Anastasiades welcomes Akinci’s reference to 1974 as a ‘war’ and not just a ‘peace operation’

Anastasiades welcomes Akinci’s reference to 1974 ‘war’  as Cyprus marks invasion

President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday welcomed statements by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Sunday that what happened in 1974 was a war  and not just a ‘peace operation’.

It was the first time any Turkish Cypriot leader had used the word ‘war’ in referring to the Turkish invasion or acknowledged the effects it had on the Greek Cypriot population.

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http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/07/20/cyprus-marks-41-years-since-the-1974-turkish-invasion/

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