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Akamas Road Construction Dispute Escalates as Groups Seek Minister’s Intervention

The controversy surrounding the Akamas road construction in Cyprus has escalated as environmental groups allege legal violations and oversight issues. They have sent an open letter to Agriculture Minister Petros Xenophontos, seeking intervention and a legal framework to protect the region, while the construction company, Efpalinos Meletitiki, disputes these claims, asserting compliance with all regulations.

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Environmentalists Alarmed as Report Validates Akamas Concerns

Environmentalists are alarmed by roadworks in Akamas National Forest Park, asserting that they violate legal frameworks and pose serious environmental risks. The Cyprus Environmental Movement and Opok have confirmed through an audit report that these activities may lead to irreversible ecological damage, urging immediate action to halt the roadworks and revise the development plan to preserve Akamas for future generations.

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