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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus Time:  Saturday morning, August 28. U.S. citizens are advised that a demonstration is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 28.  Demonstrators will gather in the area of Solomou Square at 08:30 and march to the U.S. Embassy and the United Nations offices.  The demonstration is expected to last until noon and ...
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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event:   U.S. citizens are advised that ongoing demonstrations are expected the weekend of July 24-25.  Large crowds and a strong police presence in the vicinity of the demonstrations is expected.   On Saturday, July 24th at 6:00pm, a demonstration is expected in the vicinity of the the Presidential Palace. The demonstration will be ...
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Transfer of Parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot Control 

Press Statement ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE July 20, 2021 The United States condemns the announcement by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today regarding the transfer of parts of Varosha to Turkish Cypriot control.  This move is clearly inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolutions 550 and 789, which ...
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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia Event:   U.S. citizens are advised that a demonstration is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 21 at 07:30pm at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia.  The demonstration is expected to last an hour and be peaceful.  A strong police presence, including riot police, is also expected.  All citizens should avoid the area around the ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – Demonstrations taking place July 15 through July 20

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Events:   U.S. citizens are advised of possible demonstrations taking place July 15 through July 20.  A strong police presence is expected. All citizens should avoid or use extra caution around the following areas: Downtown Nicosia: Ledra Street crossing at Eleftherias Square. Agios Dometios Checkpoint. Deryneia area and Deryneia crossing in Famagusta. Presidential Palace: On July ...
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