Well known Greek Cypriot businessman Andreas Lordos,83, who owns vast tracts of property in Varosha, visited the occupied areas of Cyprus last week. He filed an application to the “Property Compensation Commission”, reports Bayrak Radio.
Lordos demanded the return of his entire immovable property and 115 million Euros as compensation for its loss of use.
According to reports in the Turkish Cypriot media sector, this is a “record demand” for the “Commission”. The reports point out that in statements to Kibris, Lordos said he has five hotels, nine apartments, five shops and one house in the occupied closed city of Varosha.
He said he had filed an application to the European Court of Human Rights, which referred him to the “Commission” in the occupied areas of Cyprus.
Kibris reports that Lordos’ lawyer is Turkish Cypriot Tarik Kadri and that the “Commission” has already paid 45 million Euros as compensation to Greek Cypriots.
Kadri stated that his client believes that a compromise will be reached with the “Commission”.
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