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Survivors of Cyprus massacres speak of the future

20 July 2014 Last updated at 00:51 BST

Forty years ago, on 20 July 1974, Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island.

Despite decades of negotiations, the Turkish and Greek communities continue to live separate lives.

Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.

BBC Turkish's Hüseyin Alkan reports.