By Esra Aygin
Despite public opposition and an attempt by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to intervene, the Turkish Cypriot assembly voted in favour of the agreement to establish a Youth and Sports Coordination Office in the north.
The agreement will effectively give authority over the youth and sport issues to Turkey.
Following a highly charged 16-hour session in the assembly, which began at ten in the morning on Monday and ended at two after midnight on Tuesday, the agreement was approved 27 to 17 in the 50-seat assembly.
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