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Spokesman Calls Makarios’ Path a Beacon

Nicos Christodoulides, the Cyprus Government Spokesman, said that the path of President Archbishop Makarios III of blessed memory “should be a beacon and a valuable guide in the difficult times we are going through, said Tuesday
Speaking at a memorial service for Archbishop Makarios III at the late leader`s birthplace, Panagia in the Paphos district, Christodoulides said the current unacceptable status quo constitutes a permanent source of demographic imbalance and security on the island,” CNA reported.

Christodoulides was quoted saying “for us there is no other alternative but to end the occupation, reunite our country and bring peace at last to our island…We are obliged, he said, to reevaluate the meaning of understanding, cooperation and discussion and ponder on the destruction that division and conflict will lead us to and become responsible and consensual.”

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