Greek and Turkish Cypriots to Protest Against Turkey’s Planned Nuclear Plant

NICOSIA — Greek and Turkish Cypriot organizations join together on the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to protest Turkey’s plans to build a Russian-made nuclear plant on its southern coast, 90 kilometers away from Cyprus’ northern shoreline.

Protesters will form on Wednesday a human chain across the capital’s Ledra Street crossing point linking the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north with the internationally recognized south. Event scheduled to start 1600 GMT. Text, photos.

Source: Associated Press


NICOSIA - Greek-Cypriot firefighters called in to help Turkish colleagues on the occupied side of the island worked with them, both drawing praise for working side-by-side while political rhetoric has become incendiary.

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