"Time goes by but nobody forgets. 47 years from the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and our message for a fair solution with the island united and without occupation troops remains strong, real and totally active," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Facebook.
"Today we remember and fight by honouring the heroes that defended the integrity and independence of Cyprus," he said among others.
"It is time for Turkey to abandon the deadlock of threats against Cyprus and the Turkish-Cypriots," Mitsotakis continued.
"Αfter all, they are threats against the international legality and stability in the region, against the EU and the values of the 21st century and that's why they will not be tolerated", he added.
Ο χρόνος κυλά όμως κανείς δεν ξεχνά. Σαράντα επτά χρόνια απ’ την τουρκική εισβολή στην Κύπρο, τα τετελεσμένα του αίματος...
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