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Friday, February 19, 1999 Published at 05:32 GMT


World: Europe

Kurds questioned after embassy siege ends


Seventy-seven Kurdish activists are being questioned by police after the peaceful end of their occupation of the Greek Embassy in London yesterday Thursday.

The protestors broke into the building in the early hours of Tuesday to protest at the arrest by Turkey of the Kurdish separatist leader, Abdullah Ocalan.

Last night, hundreds of Kurds were still demonstrating near the embassy.

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