Turkey agrees access to Cyprus army zone graves in search for missing

ATHENS, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Turkey has agreed to allow access to graves in military zones in war-split Cyprus in a major breakthrough in a decades-old search for persons missing in past conflicts, a team working under U.N. auspices said on Thursday.

Turkey has formally agreed to let exhumation teams inspect 30 known suspected burial sites in closed military areas, the Committee For Missing Persons (CMP) said in a statement. Access would be given over a three-year period.

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