CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY SUMMARY

Created: 4/3/1958

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Current

Intelligence

Weekly

Summary

INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

OF CURRENT INTEILKJENCE

confidential

not releasable to foreign nationals

continued

CURRENT INTELLIGENCE MEEKLY8

PART II (continued)

CYPRUS

EOKA, tbe terrorist organisation on Cyprus, during tbe past sooth baaontinuing capability to carry out widespread sabatage operations. The Greek Cypriot boycott of British goods is ooly partiallybut the movement for enosla remain* strong aa demonstrated by large but peaceful processions in Cypriot cities on Gresk Independence Day. Iq Athens, tbe Cyprus problem is expected to becomo an Issue in tbe forthcomingcampaign. In Turkey, newspapers have launchedattach on Cyprus Governor Foot, whom they consider pro-

THE WEEK IK BRIEF

CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLYpril8

CYPRUS

andpril,date of tbe campaign of violence by EOKA, the Greekorganisation, which began5 and ended In The renewedwhich began four weeks ago continues to be restricted to government Installations, however, aad British personnel apparently remain Immune.

issue. Archbishop Makarlos. still in exit* In Athena,renewed bis demand that Britainettlement directly with th* Cypriote and warned that unless resolved soon, th* Cypru* Issue would again be placed oo th* agenda of the General Assembly.

renewed

elded with imltl slve resistance Greekhreats that It boycott of Brltl campaign has not larly successful few nationalist

as-campaign among

Despite EOKA wouldh goods, this been partlcu-eaceptenters.

tension la the Greek Cypriot community over failure to advanceyprus settlement was somewhat dissipated by Governor Foot's ecision to permit processions on Greek IndependenceMarch. No serious incidents were reported lo the separate demonstrations held by left-and right-wing Greek Cypriote.

In Greece, where national elections are aow scheduled formy, th* hand ling of the Cyprus problem during the pastr* by th* government of former Premier Karamsnlls will certainlyajor campaign

Turkish Cyrplots and much of the press lo Turkey have grown increasingly hostile to Governor Foot sloe* British security forces killed several Turkish Cypriote lo suppressing Turkish riots la January.ction in permitting thearch processions has given further impetus to this

PART II

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