Greek Cypriot Eleni Theocharous said Polish parliamentarians Jaroslaw Leszek Walesa and Artur Zasada were told that they will remain in custody until they appear in a court in the next couple of days.

A European parliament member says Turkish Cypriot police have arrested two of her colleagues for allegedly trespassing on a restricted military area in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus.

Greek Cypriot Eleni Theocharous said Polish parliamentarians Jaroslaw Leszek Walesa and Artur Zasada were told that they will remain in custody until they appear in a court in the next couple of days.

She told the AP that two other Greek Cypriot men were also detained with them.

Ms. Theocharous said the four were detained on Saturday while visiting abandoned Varosha, a fenced—off Greek Cypriot suburb of Famagusta on the island’s east coast that is controlled by the Turkish army.

Cyprus was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece.

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