• Short Summary

    ABOUT 350 TURKISH TROOPS ARRIVE IN THE EAST CYPRUS PORT OF FAMAGUSTA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO RELIEVE OTHER TURKISH TROOPS STATIONED IN A TURKISH ENCLAVE NEAR NICOSIA.

  • Description

    ABOUT 350 TURKISH TROOPS ARRIVE IN THE EAST CYPRUS PORT OF FAMAGUSTA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO RELIEVE OTHER TURKISH TROOPS STATIONED IN A TURKISH ENCLAVE NEAR NICOSIA.

    THE TROOPS ARE A ROUTINE REPLACEMENT.

    THE TROOPS ARRIVE ABOARD A TURKISH NAVY TRANSPORT SHIP, THE BASHARAN, AND THE DISEMBARKATION WAS MADE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF CYPRIOT POLICE AND UNITED NATIONS OFFICIALS.

    THE TURKISH TROOPS OCCUPY THE ENCLAVE UNDERNEATH AGREEMENT MADE IN 1960 BETWEEN CYPRUS, TURKEY AND GREECE, ALTHOUGH THE CYPRUS GOVERNMENT NO LONGER ACCEPTS THE VALIDITY OF THE TREATY, IT ALLOWS THE TURKISH TROOPS TO OCCUPY THE ENCLAVE AT THE REQUEST OF THE UNITED NATIONS SO THAT PEACE MAY BE MAINTAINED IN THE ISLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAEMSTPC3NRFHQOBLRQU9ZHV9G
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEMSTPC3NRFHQOBLRQU9ZHV9G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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