Cyprus stands by the Ukrainian people, Cypriot MP tells COSAC conference

Being a victim of the Turkish invasion and occupation for 48 years, Cyprus stands by the Ukrainian people, and does not accept any derogation from the international law, Cypriot MP, Elias Myrianthous, said speaking during the 68th Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European Union (COSAC), that took place in Prague.

The House of Representatives was represented by MPs Haris Georgiades (head), Marina Nicolaou, Christiana Erotokritou, Alekos Tryfonides, Christos Christou and Elias Myrianthous.

According to a House press release, in his intervention Myrianthous said that there are similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, however the international community has not shown a similar treatment.

On his part, MP Christos Christou noted that Turkey flagrantly violates the international law in Cyprus. Moreover, he noted that Turkey follows dictatorial practices and distorts history, circulating false news.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops invaded and occupied 37% of its territory.

Source: Cyprus News Agency