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Cyprus is celebrating its 55th independence day on Thursday 1 October

Cyprus is celebrating its 55th independence day on Thursday 1 October

The country was officially created on 16 August 1960, but due to summer holidays and the absence of foreign dignitaries the date was moved to 1 October.  A cabinet made up of seven Greek Cypriots and 3 Turkish Cypriots decided on the date on 11 July 1963.  1 October has been celebrated since 1963 with

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