It’s been reported that now Turkish Cypriots crossing into the Republic of Cyprus controlled areas are subjected to extra checks which in some cases included full body search.
Yesterday Turkish Cypriots took the streets of Nicosia in a general strike and mass protest to rally against the austerity package that was imposed by Turkey on 1st of January.
The Head of the negotiations between Turkey and the EU Egemen Bağış said that Turkey has not caused any problems in Cyprus.
According to the Turkish Cypriot newspaper “Kibris” Eroglu’s position is that “a united Cyprus would gain sovereignty and one international legal personality, but not a single sovereignty.”
A wave of industrial action aimed at blocking Ankara’s economic austerity measures is underway in the north (cyprus-mail.com)
President Demetris Christofias was yesterday quoted suggesting the Turkish leadership join him for a fish meal on the Bosphorus to discuss his vision of a Cyprus solution.
According to a Cyprus Mail article the abduction that was prevented on Monday night in Limassol was originally organised by the Turkish Cypriot Police.