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

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

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

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