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No plans for commercial flights to occupied Cyprus
2004-11-18 10:28:15

Washington, Nov 18 (CNA) -- There are currently no plans for any commercial flights, in the illegal airports of the Turkish-occupied area of Cyprus, US State Department Deputy Spokesman Adam Ereli has stated.

Responding to a question during his regular briefing, regarding efforts to allow US commercial airlines to fly in the illegal airports of the Turkish occupied area of Cyprus, in cooperation with the Turkish Airlines, Ereli said ''No plans for commercial flights''.

Recently the American Airlines' President sent a letter to Turkish Airlines' President, informing him that the American Airlines cannot perform direct flights to the occupied part of Cyprus due to economic reasons.

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