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Cypriot students released after Turkish embassy protest

The demonstration during Turkish President Erdogan's visit adds a layer of tension to regional dynamics.


The 27 Cypriot students who were detained by Greek police during a demonstration outside the Turkish Embassy in Athens have been released.

The students had gathered outside the embassy, unfurling banners and chanting slogans to express their views during the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Greece. The incident occurred earlier today.

Following their detention, the Cypriot students were transferred from the Hellenic Police to GADA for a period of four hours before being subsequently released. The details surrounding their release and any potential charges have not been disclosed at this time.

The demonstration marks a point of tension amid political events involving high-profile visits, reflecting the complex dynamics in the region. Authorities have not provided further information on the circumstances leading to the students' release.

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