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Nicosia Council Meeting Drama

14 January 2013

Nicosia council workers union, BES met today with the Interior and Local Government Minister Cavusoglu.

Coming out of the meeting, the head of BES, Savas Bozat said that the meetings would continue until the evening.

Mr Bozat said that he would be waiting the outcome of this meeting but that there was no going back and that his union would continue where it had left off, if there was a negative decision.

Separately, a council employee Rifat Borklu has started a public hunger strike in front of the Nicosia Council head office.

He says that this is a protest on behalf of all the employees who remain as yet, unpaid.

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