CYPRUS: Trying to Make Peace

The bitter battle over Cyprus between Turks and Greeks extended last week beyond the island to United Nations conference halls in Geneva and New York City. In each arena, military and political, Turkey was emerging as the decisive victor. On the island, the invading Turks continued to pour men and equipment into their corridor between Kyrenia and Nicosia. By week's end the Turkish force was estimated at 30,000 men backed by 300 tanks. In political talks in Geneva, the Turkish government delayed attempts to scale down its Cyprus force and took advantage...

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