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CoE calls on Turkey to provide access to military zones and archives in search for missing persons in Cyprus
CNA - Antonios Gkildakis - CYPRUS/Nicosia 07/06/2018 22:13

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE) asked Turkey to ensure that the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has unhindered access to military zones and archives on burial sites in the northern, Turkish-occupied part of the island.
In a decision issued Thursday, following the Committee’s three-day session for the supervision of the execution of the European Court’s judgments, the Deputies of the 47 member states reiterated that due to the passage of time, it remains urgent for the Turkish authorities to sustain their proactive approach to providing the CMP with all necessary assistance to continue to achieve tangible results as quickly as possible.
In this respect they called upon the Turkish authorities to ensure that the CMP has unhindered access to all possible military zones located in the northern part of Cyprus and to provid


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