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Weak Lira Bringing More Greek Cypriots to TRNC

Weak Lira Bringing More Greek Cypriots to TRNC

August 22
08:09 2018

For the first time since 2003 when the border was opened,  more people have been crossing the border from South Cyprus to the TRNC than ever before.

North-Cyprus-News-EurosThere have been more than two million crossings between north and south Cyprus registered within the last seven months, and it is the first time that the crossings from south to north Cyprus are more. Following the recent devaluation of the Turkish Lira, the Greek Cypriots, who earn their money in euro, are heading towards North Cyprus.

During the period January-July 2018, 2 million 684 thousand 175 persons visited the TRNC using the border crossing points and 2 million 637 thousand 221 person crossed from North Cyprus to the south.

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