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New US clarifications on Embassy’s reception in occupied areas

New US clarifications on Embassy’s reception in occupied areas

The US State Department’s Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has given new clarifications on the US position on Cyprus, amid reactions on the presence of Turkish military officers at a reception of the US Embassy in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus. In a written statement, Toner clarified that when he replied “no” to a question

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

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