Cyprus is an example of flagrant violations on behalf of Turkey of the fundamental human rights of the Cypriot people, Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots, Cypriot MP Sophoklis Fittis said speaking during the deliberations of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Belgrade.

Fittis said that Greek-Cypriots cannot, for 37 years now, return to their homes in the Turkish occupied areas, or enjoy their properties, while the occupied areas have been overwhelmed by illegal settlers from Turkey.

He added that the demographic change in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus is promoted systematically by Turkey since 1974, an action which falls outside the international law and the 4th Convention of Geneva.

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