Cyprus in History | 15th July 1974

Cyprus in History | 15th July 1974Today, 41 years ago the beginning of the current Cyprus Problem was initiated by a coup overthrowing President Makarios. The article below is taken from The Times published the day after the event and highlights Turkey’s concerns and emphasised its right to intervene under the Cyprus Treaty of Guarantee of 1960. At this point the fighting was between pro-Greece Cypriots and those Greek speaking Cypriots who were against eniosis.

Anyway, read the reported account and make up your own mind. If you have a problem reading the article press [CTRL]+[+] to make the image larger.



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