JERUSALEM | The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel’s actions in Gaza

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JERUSALEM | The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel’s actions in Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local):
7:40 p.m.

More than 200 Palestinian and Cypriot left-wing protesters staged a peaceful march to the Israeli Embassy in the Cypriot capital to condemn what they say is Israel’s aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

Riot police cordoned off all access to the Israeli embassy. Protesters gathered nearby holding Palestinian flags and placards reading “Jerusalem will always be the capital of Palestine.”

Speaking earlier, Communist-rooted AKEL party leader Andros Kyprianou denounced what he called Israel’s “murderous violence.”

He said the U.S.

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