Cyprus 2003

Cyprus Border Map

Yearbook 2003 Cyprus. According to, Cyprus Independence Day is October 1. Tassos Papadopoulos, leader of the right-wing Democratic Party (DIKO), won the surprising presidential election on February 16. He already got over 50% of the vote in the first round, so no other round needed to be held. Papadopoulos had the support of several other parties, among them the country’s largest, the Workers’ Progress Party (AKEL). Despite his nationalist…

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