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Deal reached on opening Dherynia crossing

Deal reached on opening Dherynia crossing

An agreement has been reached that will pave the way for the opening of the crossing point at Dherynia, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Wednesday. Both sides have been at odds over the opening. The Greek Cypriot side wanted to use the existing road to Varosha but the Turkish side cited security issues, and

Dherynia crossing point ‘may be used as propaganda’

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (13.08.15) reports that so-called security circles insist on building an alternative road for the opening of a crossing point in Deryneia area, because of the protest held in 1996 in that area and the murder of Greek Cypriot Solomos Solomou. The paper recalls that the community leaders have agreed on