CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW -- CYPRUS

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threat* of violence on Cyprus by the Greek Cyprlotorganisation IOKA have caused the British admlnlstra-

t1on to Instruct its personnel to carry aide am. travel le groups of four, sad "shoot to kill"any assallsnt, Greekof the larger cities have been placed out of bounds. No new restrictions will be laposod on the Greek population, how-ever,ajor outbreak of hostilities occurs.

An EOKA campaign ofsnd aasasslnatlon--oM>stly of Greek Cyprlotcontinues. Recently. KOKA has sent two demands to the British. Tbe first, Issued onpril, threatenod an all-oatlamed1-ately began negotiationsettlement of the Cyprus The second, issued onpril hour time Halt, warned that attacks on British personnel would begin unless the "Inhuman tortures" ofdetslnnes were stopped. However, no sttacks on British personnel have yet bees reported.

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

ised to lift tbe emergency1stloss if order lae said be Intends to go to London for conversations on Cyprus early In May. but warned of the consequences If violence continues. His relativelypolicy is opposed by almost bis entire staff, and British officials have said they are ready to take stricter and more effective counteraeasures than those used during lOKa'a caapslgaomesecurity officers ars said to be "spoilingight" with tb* Cyprlot underground.

London can do little toa settlement while agovernment In Athens waits for elections scheduled foray. In addition, any British stateaent which sight placate EOKA and tbe Creeks wouldlolent reaction In Turkey and among the Turkish Cyprlots.

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