CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW -- CYPRUS

Created: 4/3/1958

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CYPRUS

andpril,date of the campaign of violence by EOKA, the Greekorganization, which began5 and ended in The renewedwhich began four weeks ago continues to be restricted to government Installations, however, and British personnel apparently remain immune.

The renewed sabotagewith initiation of aresistance campaign among Greek Cyprlots. Despite EOKA threats that it wouldoycott of British goods, this campaign has not beensuccessful exceptew nationalist centers.

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

In Greece, where national elections are now scheduled foray, the handling of the Cyprus problem during tho past two years by the government of former Premier Karananlls will certainlyajor campaign issue. Archbishop Makarlos, still In calls In Athens,renewed his demand that Britainettlement directly with the Cyprlots and warned that unless resolved soon, the Cyprus lssus would again be placed on the agenda of the General Assembly.

Turkish Cyprlots and much of tbe press In Turkey have grown increasingly hostile to Governor Foot since British security forces killed several Turkish Cypriote in suppressing Turkish riots in January. Foot'* action In permitting thearch processions has given further asuw.

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