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Commemorating the Anniversary of the Turkey Coup Attempt

Commemorating the anniversary of the 2016 Turkey coup attempt on July 15th reflects on the significant loss of life and political upheaval that ensued. Events honor those who resisted the coup and remember the civilians and soldiers who tragically lost their lives, highlighting the enduring impact on Turkey’s political landscape and civil liberties.

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Holguin Made Omissions, but a Change Is Needed

Jacovides argues a change is needed in addressing the Cyprus situation due to historical omissions and a focus on strategic interests over communal harmony. He emphasizes the importance of acknowledging UN resolutions, rectifying past constitutional pitfalls, and adopting a democratic model for a peaceful and prosperous future.

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Erdogan Stresses Common Ground with Azerbaijan on Northern Recognition

President Erdogan stressed the strong alliance between Turkey and Azerbaijan in supporting the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) for full membership in the Organisation of Turkic States (OTS), emphasizing their mutual recognition and support for the TRNC’s sovereignty. This unified stance was highlighted during the OTS summit in Shusha, with Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar engaging with influential figures like Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, showcasing Azerbaijan’s significant support for the TRNC’s international recognition.

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Erdogan’s Upcoming Visit to the North

President Erdogan’s upcoming visit to the northern part of the island on July 20 commemorates Turkey’s intervention in Cyprus 50 years ago, showcasing the enduring ties between Turkey and the northern Cypriot community. This visit highlights Turkey’s strategic interests in the region and underlines the ongoing political division on the island since 1974.

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Cyprus to Greece Ferry Resumes Service for Busy Summer

The Cyprus to Greece ferry service has resumed operations for the summer season, with the Daleela making 22 round trips between Limassol and Piraeus. This reestablished maritime connection promises to strengthen ties between the two Mediterranean nations amidst increased demand and improved facilities.

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Dispelling the Myth of Foreign Antagonism Towards Greece

The perception of foreign antagonism towards Greece and Cyprus is largely a myth, with diplomatic evidence pointing towards respect for Hellenic civilization. Career diplomat Andreas Pirishis emphasizes the need for a pragmatic approach in international relations, debunking narratives of victimhood.

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Cyprus’ Archbishop Urges Vigilance Against Turkish Impositions

Archbishop Georgios of Cyprus urges vigilance against Turkish impositions, emphasizing the need for solidarity and proactive defense to safeguard Cyprus’ autonomy and human rights. His heartfelt plea to Greece underscores the importance of unity in the face of ongoing challenges, serving as a call to action to advance the Cypriot cause and resist compromises that may undermine their national struggle.

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