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    FOOD SENT FROM SYMPATHETIC MAINLAND TURKS ARRIVED AT THE TURKISH CYPRIOT VILLAGE OF KOKKINA IN CYPRUS ON SATURDAY.

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    FOOD SENT FROM SYMPATHETIC MAINLAND TURKS ARRIVED AT THE TURKISH CYPRIOT VILLAGE OF KOKKINA IN CYPRUS ON SATURDAY. IRISH VEHICLES BELONGING TO THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE DELIVERED 25 TONS OF THE 250-TON CONSIGNMENT LANDED AT FAMAGUSTA DOCKS LAST WEEK.

    TURKISH CYPRIOTS GUARDING THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE VILLAGE WATCHED THE U.N. LORRIES SLOWLY CLIMB THE APPROACH ROAD. THEIR WEAPONS COVERED THE VEHICLES WHICH CAME THROUGH THE OUTER DEFENCES PAST A SPOT WHERE A LOAD OF SUPPLIES LAY UNTOUCHED. THESE WERE RECENTLY BY ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, BUT THE VILLAGERS STEADFASTLY REFUSED TO USE THEM.

    KOKKINA HAS BEEN IN A STATE OF VIRTUAL SEIGE SINCE AUGUST AND THE 1,400 INHABITANTS AND REFUGEES HAVE BEEN ON A STARVATION DIET. U.N. TROOPS LAST WEEKEND FERRIED IN BLANKETS AS WELL AS FOOD SUPPLIES TO AN AREA SURROUNDED BY GREEK-CYPRIOT FORCES. THE U.N. COMMANDER GENERAL KODENDERA. PERSONALITY WENT TO THE AREA AND ADMITTED AFTERWARDS THAT THE AMOUNT OF FOOD AVAILABLE WAS MUCH LESS THAN HE HAD BEEN LED TO BELIEVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZ7R72G56CN1HW7PKU0XZ8FAH
    Media URN:
    VLVAZ7R72G56CN1HW7PKU0XZ8FAH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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