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Pre-Election Citizenship Applications on Rise

4 November 2017

North Cyprus News - Immigration office queues

The queues at the immigration office are getting longer every day ahead of the general election in January 2018.

Larger numbers of people who want to get TRNC citizenship, have been noticed at the immigration office.

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen reports that since the decision to hold early elections, the coalition government has stepped up its distribution of citizenship. In this week alone, the Council of Minister granted citizenship to 114 people.

Yeni Duzen

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