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YPAN message for the anniversary of October 28: With the support of Greece, Cyprus continues to claim the same principles and values

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Mνυμα YΠΑΝ γι α επΕτειο 28ης Οκτωβρiου: Με τη στorρ&iota ;ξη της Ελλαδας η Κyπρος συνεχΙζε&iota ; να διεκδικεΙ τις Ιδιες αρχΕς και αξiες

The Minister of Education, Sports and Youth, Mr. Prodromos Prodromou, addresses the celebration for the anniversary of October 28, 1940, at the Lyceum of Apostolou Markos, Nicosia, Cyprus.

With the support of Greece, Cyprus continues to claim the same principles and values, the Minister of Education said in a message – “Your youth is the world's window to the future”

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With the resolute support of Greece, an integral part of the ambition of the united European peoples, Cyprus today looks at History realizing that he continues to claim the same principles and values ​​for which the people fought in World War II”, said the Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Prodromos Prodromos in his message, on the occasion of tomorrow's anniversary of October 28.< /p>

“Within this Union of peace and creation that was won with struggles, we will continue to claim the liberation of the Cypriot land that is still encroached upon by Turkey, noted the Minister.

Referring to the historical events of 1940, Mr. Prodromou said that the Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas was expressing the will and determination of the Greek people not to accept submission, but to resist the advance of the Axis powers and defying the fact that the forces of totalitarianism had already conquered a large part of Europe , Greece stood tall in front of them.

In this light that Hellenism shed again on the Ecumene, “our special homeland also had its share. Upon hearing the heroic NO, Greek Cypriots poured into the streets with blue and white in their hands singing the national anthem,” he said and added that many Cypriots fought alongside the Greek army and around 650 died on the battlefields.

Source: cyprustimes.com

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