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Cyprus: Politics and Government

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the number of Turkish troops based in the Turkish-occupied territory of the Republic of Cyprus. (295625)

The Government have made no estimate of the number of Turkish or Turkish Cypriot armed forces in the north of Cyprus.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions the Government has had with the Government of (a) the Republic of Cyprus, (b) Greece and (c) Turkey on the continuing role of the Guarantor Powers in the context of Cyprus’s membership of the EU. (295626)

The Government regularly discusses with Cyprus, Greece and Turkey, the issue of security in the context of current negotiations to reunite the island.