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Views attributed to US Ambassador not true

Views attributed to US Ambassador not true

The US Embassy in Nicosia issued a press release on Monday in response to Greek Cypriot political parties who disapproved of Turkish military officers attending a social event in the north. Strong criticism was directed at newly appointed US Ambassador Kathleen Ann Doherty and her diplomatic staff, who were seen in photos shaking hands with

Greek Cypriot business leader’s Hong Kong-Turkey allegory angers parties

An allegory by Christos Michaelides, the chairman of the Greek Cyprus’ top business body, who told Hürriyet Daily News that the divided island can become to Turkey what Hong Kong is to China if peace is achieved, has sparked controversy and criticism. The Movement for Social Democracy (EDEK), an opposition party, accused Michaelides, head of