Cyprus: Enmity or Enosis

Into Athens like an avenging archangel swooped Archbishop Makarios, the President of Cyprus. No sooner had he preened the patriarchal pinfeathers and snapped his beatific smile into place than he disappeared for talks at Greek Premier George Papandreou's pine-shrouded villa near the capital. Papandreou hoped to calm down Makarios and avoid increased conflict with Tur key. After a four-hour meeting, the two leaders announced agreement on a "basic line of common policy" that included acquiescence to the U.N. peacekeeping force on Cyprus. But it also promoted "self-determination" for the beleaguered island, suggesting...

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