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June 25, 1985

Cyprus' rightist National Union party won the most seats in parliamentary elections held by the self-proclaimed Turkish ministate on the island, but it did not get a majority, final returns showed. The breakaway state's president, Rauf Denktash, is known to favor the National Union, although he did not openly support any party in the campaign. The government of Cyprus, dominated by Greek Cypriots, condemned Sunday's elections for a 50-seat Turkish Cypriot Parliament, as did Greece.

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