CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY SUMMARY

Created: 3/6/1958

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Current Intelligence Weekly Summary

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

OKHCE OF CURRENT INTEUIGENCE

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CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY8

of all-out terrorism, Brlvas did not renouncethe use of anted force. In line with thin nowhere have been mass resignations from office by Greek Cyprlot village leaders. These movesbe followedreek Cyprlot boycott of all British goods, refusal to pay taxes, and nonassocistlon with British nationals on Cyprus.

Grlvas apparently decided toampaign ofresistance following afrom Archbishop makarlos that violence not be renewed. Passive resistance would be in accord with the recommendations of many Influential Greeks and Greek Cypriote who believe tha' only the Turks would benefit from renewed terrorist attack; by SOKA at this time. They prefer to waitritish Labor government, which they feel would be mora sympathetic to Cyprlot self-determination, to take office.

Tension between left- and right-wing Greek Cypriotehigh, and furtherviolence could erupt at any time. Left-wing leaders continue tooice in Island affairs throughon the Cyprlot Ethnarchy Council. Right-wing nationalists have replied with threats and at least one attempt on the lireeftlot leader.

Following Foreign Secretary Lloyd's recent conversations In Ankara and Athens, there have been numerous reports thatislaa which would grantilitary base on Cyprus but would also provide forof the island with Greece. Efforts toolution areto be delayed, however, by the present Greek government crisis. No significant advance on the Cyprus issue In likely prior to tho Greek national electlonn, now expected inBfffmmmmmmmmmmmmmmj

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