British High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen Lillie has expressed his country`s support to the efforts of the Republic of Cyprus to solve the humanitarian problem of the missing persons.

Lillie, who held a meeting on Tuesday with Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou, noted the importance the United Kingdom attaches to the respect for human rights and also assured that every effort will be made to solve the outstanding problems as regards the issue of the enclaved persons, living in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus.

According to a press release by the Presidency of the Republic of Cyprus, the Commissioner pointed out that without the substantial cooperation and contribution of the Turkish occupation force, the humanitarian issue of the missing persons can not be resolved and asked for the British government`s assistance in order to exert pressure on

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