Archbishop Chrysostomos II: Our enemy is Ankara, not N. Cypriot Turks

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Archbishop of the Southern Cypriot Orthodox Church, Chrysostomos II, has said "Our enemies are not the Northern Cypriot Turks, but Ankara." Chrysostomos II, who will come together today in South Nicosia with the Northern Cypriot Minister of Religious Affairs, Ahmet Yonluer, has said that he will ask permission to carry out services in Orthodox churches found on the Northern Cypriot side of the island. In a statement to the Greek newspaper Kathimerini, Archbishop Chrysostomos II said he placed great importance on the meeting today with Yonluer, noting "During our meeting, I will stress that our real enemies in the invasion of our nation's land are not the Northern Cypriot Turks themselves, but Ankara," reports Hurriyet.
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