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‘Intensive month’ ahead on issue of missing persons

‘Intensive month’ ahead on issue of missing persons

January will be an intensive month for the issue of missing persons, Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Fotis Fotiou told the Cyprus News Agency in an interview on Sunday. Fotiou said that not only would excavations begin at ten military sites in the north but also, the remains of a number of missing Greeks would be handed

Search for downed Noratlas plane to resume on July 27

The excavation works at the Tomb of Makedonitissa in Nicosia in search for the remains of Greek airborne commandos, killed when their Noratlas plane was shot down by friendly fire during the 1974 conflict will start on July 27, Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas  Photis Photiou said, adding that this  constitutes a moral