|DEFENCE MINISTER – CYPRUS FILE REPORT|
|Defence Minister Costas Papacostas has expressed the conviction that a House Committee report on the Cyprus File will help establish, in a documented manner, the facts that led to the 1974 Turkish invasion.
Papacostas was speaking at a special ceremony at the Ministry of Defence during which he was handed a copy of the report by the Chairman of the House Committee on the Cyprus File, Marinos Sizopoulos.
Papacostas said the report will help people learn, in a documented manner, exactly what happened prior to the events that led to the 1974 Turkish invasion.
Sizopoulos said that the delivery of the report is an expression of the Committee’s appreciation for the important contribution of the Minister of Defence and the leadership of the National Guard to the work done by the Committee on the file of Cyprus. He also noted tha the report was delivered on the anniversary of 21st of April, 1967 when a coup d` etat overthrew the legal government in Greece.