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Cyprus: Cultural Heritage

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his assessment is of the prospects for the Europa Nostra initiative for the restoration of Famagusta/Varosha; and if he will make a statement. (245192)

Under the aegis of Europa Nostra, on 4 April 2008 agreement was reached by Greek and Turkish Cypriots to join forces to restore Famagusta. We welcome all such bi-communal initiatives to protect cultural heritage. We hope that early progress can be made.