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FM makes representations about occupation regime's ''black list''
2003-05-26 10:00:36

Nicosia, May 25 (CNA) -- Cyprus Foreign Minister Georgios Iacovou protested today to the United Nations over a "black list" that the illegal regime in the areas of Cyprus occupied by Turkish troops has prepared.

The "black list" includes a number of Greek Cypriots that the occupation regime does not allow entry into the occupied territory.

The minister had a communication this morning with Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Chief of Mission Zbigniew Wlosowicz to whom he protested against the Denktash regime's provocative act.|

The occupation regime yesterday refused entrance into the occupied part of Cyprus to Greek Cypriot Andreas Pieri, who has been a resident in Britain since 1948, saying that his name is included in the "black list".

In another incident, a Turkish Cypriot, who lives in the free areas of the Republic, was beaten up at the check point by the regime's so- called police and was not allowed to enter the occupied areas.

Iacovou raised the problems created by Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash’s "black list" on the basis of which the occupation regime acts in an arbitrary manner.

After explaining to Wlosowicz that such attitude far from constituting a step conducive to freedom of movement, proves the true intensions of the occupation regime, the Foreign Minister asked the United Nations to take appropriate action.

Iacovou is currently in Athens, accompanying President Tassos Papadopoulos, who will hold talks tomorrow with Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis.


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