South Backtracks on Fuel Policy

The issue of purchasing fuel from North Cyprus was discussed by the Greek Cypriot Council of Ministers at a meeting on Wednesday.

Greek Cypriot daily Politis and other newspapers reported that the Greek Cypriot Cabinet decided that fuel checks at border crossing points would continue to prevent fuel trade.

North Cyprus News - Petrol station - K-PetThe newspaper said that the decision the outcome of the meeting was one that had been anticipated and that the decision to continue the measures taken to prevent Greek Cypriots from purchasing fuel in the TRNC was confirmed. However, it was emphasised that people who had been to the TRNC for personal reasons should be inconvenienced at the checkpoints as little as possible.

Politis underlined that only commercial vehicles will undergo checks regarding fuel purchases from the TRNC but the control of non-commercial vehicles applied during the past week, has been abolished.

Halkin Sesi

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