Cypriot Archbishop says satisfied with ELAM entering the Parliament

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Cypriot Orthodox Archbishop Chrysostomos II

ELAM is considered the affiliate party of the Greek Golden Dawn in Cyprus, and it managed to enter the Cypriot parliament, by gathering 3.71 percent of the total vote


Cypriot Archbishop Chrysostomos II welcomed the entrance of the extreme-right National Popular Front (ELAM) in the Cypriot Parliament, in an interview with a Cypriot TV station.

When the journalist asked the Archbishop if he expected the entering of the extreme-right party in the Parliament, he replied that he didn’t believe ELAM would be able to enter the Parliament.

“But I can say that I was satisfied…Other voices will be heard now. Many times you need extremists so the others are more c...


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