Cyprus Peace Council

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Once again, the US government has shown that it is willing to annul even international law in order to support of the violations and crimes committed by the guardian of Imperialist interests, namely Israel. This time through the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it is covering up the war crime which is being committed in the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, provocatively characterizing Israeli settlements as lawful.

On the occasion of 1st September, "Day of Action for World Peace", the Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) raises its voice to shout out loud “YES TO PEACE, NOT TO WAR!” 1st September, which has been proclaimed by the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in memory of the millions of victims of Nazism-Fascism and of the fighters who sacrificed their lives during World War II, reminds us of the catastrophic consequences of imperialist aggressiveness, fascism and war. .

The Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) denounces Israel’s murderous attack on the Palestinian people, resulting in more than fifty dead and hundreds of injured Palestinians who were demonstrating for their return to the Palestinian territories occupied by the State of Israel. All these atrocities in Gaza were being committed as the state of Israel was celebrating its 70th anniversary since its establishment and at the same time as celebrations were ongoing for the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel.

The Cyprus Peace Council expresses its deep concern at the start of the work for the construction of the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey. The nuclear power station in Akkuyu will be built with the cooperation of Russia and Turkey, and is located just a few kilometers north of Cyprus.

The Peace Committee of Turkey, the Greek Committee for International Détente and Peace, and the Cyprus Peace Council successfully held their 8th trilateral meeting on 15-17th December 2017, in İzmir, Turkey under the auspices of the World Peace Council.

The Congress of the Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) took place in Nicosia on 8th July with the participation of dozens of delegates from the whole island and the dicussion and adoption of a declaration which you can see below. The Congress was attended by personalities and representatives of political parties and movements of Cyprus and by guests from the Cuba, represented by Aleida Guevara, daughter of the revolutionary “Che” and by the General Secretary of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), Jose Angel Maury.

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