Saturday, October 28, 2006

‘No concrete evidence’ that Turkey used missing in tests

According to news reports appearing in the South, the Head of the International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA), Gregory Copley had previously reported that Turkey had used Greek Cypriot prisoners captured in 1974 as guinea pigs for chemical weapons experiments, he said yesterday that he had “no concrete evidence” that such allegations were true. He refused to withdraw the claims that allegations existed but none of the allegations had been confirmed. These unsupported allegations are apparently being taken seriously by Greek Cypriot officials, and prompted Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Lillikas to say on Monday he would be opening an enquiry into their validity.

Full article (Observer Cyprus)

No comments: