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According to an announcement by the Press Office of the Cyprus Presidency, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Anastasiadis, chaired on Monday a meeting of the Council of Ministers.
After the meeting, speaking to journalists, the Government Spokesman Mr Marios Pelekanos said that “the Council of Ministers during the meeting decided to recall or not to renew or not to issue passports of the Republic of Cyprus to a number of persons, who either participate in the so-called Council of Ministers of the occupied part of Cyprus or are members of the Varosha opening committee and whoever their actions undermine the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and security of the Republic of Cyprus, contrary to the provisions of the Constitution.”
“They are the same people their specific hostile to the Republic of Cyprus actions promote the implementation of Turkey’s plans to change the status of the enclosed area of Varosha, contrary to the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and in particular resolutions 550 and 789 concerning the status of the enclosed area of Famagusta.” Mr Pelekanos added.
“The Council of Ministers also decided to ask the Attorney General to proceed with the registration of the 5th transnational appeal in relation to what happened, but also the actions that Turkey and the occupation regime continue to take in the enclosed area of Famagusta, as the recommendation of the opinions received from the legal advisers of recognized prestige, to which the Republic of Cyprus has addressed,” he concluded.