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A Special Report

A Special Report

Produced by The Washington Times Advocacy Department

Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

By Özdil Nami

I would like to provide you with information regarding the ongoing negotiation process in Cyprus between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot sides and also provide general information about our country. Published September 30, 2014

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