Petros Souppouris points at a photograph of the family he lost in a massacre
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Survivors of Cyprus massacres speak of the future

Forty years ago, on 20 July 1974, Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island.

Despite decades of negotiations, the Turkish and Greek communities continue to live separate lives.

Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.

BBC Turkish's Hüseyin Alkan reports.

  • 20 Jul 2014
  • From the section Europe
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