Turkish soldiers approached a farmer in the Dead Zone in Astromeritis – They were interrupted by UNFICYP members
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Motivation Turkish soldiers occurred on Tuesday in the area of Astromeritis, in the presence of members of the peacekeeping force, when a private farmer went to Nekri Zone for tasks. There were no military violations, note the United Nations, which interrupted the Turkish soldiers.
As Astromeriti Aris Constantinou, a member of the community, told KYPE, a retired farmer who, with the help of his father-in-law, was trying to repair an agricultural machine in an area that he has been cultivating for years inside the Dead Zone, he saw Turks moving towards him. soldiers.
Thanks to the intervention of a vehicle of the peacekeeping mission of the United Nations patrolling the area, the march of the Turkish soldiers was interrupted and A/c farmer managed to finish repairing the machine.
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As Mr. Constantinou mentioned, the incident in question causes concern as no similar activity by the Turkish forces in the region had been recorded until now , while he noted that UN force outposts have long been removed from the area.