• Short Summary

    The Turkish Community of Cyprus celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, October 29.

    Festivities?

  • Description

    The Turkish Community of Cyprus celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, October 29.

    Festivities took place at schools, later big crowds gathered in Attaturk square, centre of the Turkish quarter in Nicosia to parade with flags. Youth groups wore national costumes.

    The Turkish Commissioner was present, and Dr. Kutchuk their leader addressed them.

    But that day as cannon echoed through Nicosia for the celebrations, security police were seeking gunmen who shot dead a Greek-Cypriot constable in the latest terrorist attack.

    (The Turkish minority on Cyprus numbers 95,000).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAGYDV2C8H6DQ9FJ7PVCAXDDG0
    Media URN:
    VLVAAGYDV2C8H6DQ9FJ7PVCAXDDG0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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