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Τετάρτη, 29 Σεπτεμβρίου 2021

AHEPA Joins with Greek, Cypriot American Organizations

to Call on Administration to Act on Turkish Threats to Cyprus
With the somber 47th anniversary of the invasion of Cyprus on the horizon on July 20, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) has joined with Greek and Cypriot American organizations in support of a letter to President Joseph Biden, Jr. that urges him to warn Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan against further aggression toward Cyprus, announced Supreme President George G. Horiates. The July 8 letter also requests President Biden to take action to direct the United Nations to assert its jurisdiction over Varosha.
Read the joint letter to President Biden
Background: AHEPA’s October 2020 statement on Varosha Additionally, AHEPA is pleased to share two letters spearheaded by the Congressional Hellenic Caucus on the topics of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s threats on Varosha. AHEPA commends and appreciates the Caucus’s initiatives, Horiates said. Letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken (Led by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney)
Letter to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield (Led by U.S. Rep. Nicole Malliotakis)
Action Items
Please share these letters with your members of Congress to raise awareness about how Cyprus remains under threat from Turkey.
Ask your U.S. representative to co-sponsor H.Res.376Condemning Turkey for its illegal occupation of Cyprus and encouraging President Biden to make the resolution of the Cyprus problem a top foreign policy priority.
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