In his response to the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades, who claimed that “The Turkish Cypriots are trying to destroy the Republic of Cyprus with a bloody plan” Tatar said: “If you want to see a bloody plan, look at the Akritas Plan”.
The remains of a total of 14 children, seven girls and seven boys, between the ages of four months and 16 years from Muratağa and Sandallar Villages, who became martyrs following an attack by EOKA-B terrorists on 14th August 1974 were laid to rest following a military ceremony. […]
Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay stated that the farewell to our children who were martyred by EOKA once again brought back the painful memories.
Resistance fighters, and one of the symbol figures of the Turkish Cypriot struggle Martyr Hüseyin Ruso, who were killed during the Greek Cypriot attacks in Küçük Kaymaklı were commemorated with separate ceremonies.