CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW -- CYPRUS

Created: 5/1/1958

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CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW

Office of Current Intelligence CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

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threat* of violence on Cyprus by the Greek Cypriotorganization IOKA have caused the British admlnlntra-

I1on to Instruct Its personnel to carry aide arms, travel le groups of four, and 'shoot to kill"any assailant, Greekof th* larger cities have been placed out of bounds. No new rastrictloos will be lsposod os th* Greekajor outbreak of hostilities occurs.

An EOKA canpa1go ofand aasasslnatlon--mo*tly ofypriotcontinues. Recently. EOKA has sent two demands to the British. Th* first, lssuwd onpril, threatenod an all-oat EOKAunless Brltalmbegan negotiationsettlement of the Cyprus The second. Issued onpril hour time limit, warned that attacks on British personnel would begin unless the "Inhuman tortures" ofdetainees were stopped. However, ao sttacks on British personnel hav* yet been reported.

In response to EOKAGovernor Foot again called for an end to violence and prom-

ised to lift tbe emergency1stloss If order lae said he Intend* to go to London for conversations on Cyprus early In Hay, but warned of th* consequences If violence continues. His relativelypolicy Is opposed by almost bis entir* *tnff, and British officials hav* saidre rsady to tak* strlotsr and more *ff*ctlv* countemeasures than those used during KOI* -campaignome**curity officer* ar* said to be "spoilingight" with th* Cypriot underground.

London can do llttl* toettlement stall* agovernment In Athsn* waits for election* scheduled foray. In addition, any British statement which might plaoate EOKA and tbe Greeks wouldiolent reaction In Turkey and among the Turkish Cypriote.

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