Thousands Denounce Turkey Coup in Cyprus' Breakaway North

August 5, 2016 7:59 PM

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Several thousand demonstrators have rallied in Cyprus' capital Nicosia to denounce the July 15 failed coup in Turkey and show support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Demonstrators, including many mainland Turks who live in the island's breakaway north, chanted pro-democracy slogans along with Erdogan's name in an outburst of national fervor in Sarayonu Square Friday.

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