CYPRUS: Tense Aftermath of a Three-Day War

After three days of brutal fighting, the war between Greek Cypriots and Turkish troops who invaded Cyprus by sea and air tapered off last week into a fitful ceasefire. Blue-helmeted United Nations soldiers, who frequently came under fire in the course of the fighting and suffered at least twelve Canadian wounded, finally managed to pry the two sides apart. In a decisive move, 500 United Nations soldiers, at the direction of Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, occupied the strategic Nicosia airport. The U.N. action denied the airport's runways to Greeks who had been...

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