Our strategic goal is the liberation and reunification of Cyprus as a state with a regime of full sovereignty, full independence and full territorial integrity, said the Speaker of the House of Representatives Annita Dimitriou.
Speaking at the national memorial service for the heroes of the Community of Troullos, Andreas Sourouklis and Nikolas Georgiou, at the Church of Agios Mamantos, Ms. Dimitriou said that the events of the 1974 invasion keep hundreds of families unaware of their fate. they deprive thousands of refugees of their ancestral homes and “make us akrites in our village, depriving us of much of our land, many of our property.”
This overthrow of the painful accomplices, said the Speaker of Parliament, is our obligation to those who gave their lives on the battlefields and to glory, in order to keep our homeland alive. Thanks to them, he said, today we have the Republic of Cyprus alive, functioning, full and equal member of the European Union and the United Nations.
In the context of these international organizations, he continued, we are able to negotiate, to carry out our struggle, in order to achieve our strategic goal “the liberation and therefore the reunification of Cyprus as a state with full sovereignty, full independence and full territorial integrity “. This was the vision of those who gave their lives, this is the expectation of the entire Cypriot people, said Annita Dimitriou.
The law is on our side, said the Speaker of Parliament and stressed that without discounts, without accepting blackmail and threats, we will continue to work and fight to achieve it. “We have the determination, we have the will, we have the support of Greece and the United Europe, to insist, until we ensure a solution without anachronistic guarantees, without the presence of foreign troops, without relations of dependence and submission to anyone,” he said. that this is the justification that our heroes are waiting for.