CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY SUMMARY -- CYPRUS

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Current Intelligence Weekly Summary

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CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY BUkKAHY II8

CYPRUS

announcementeptember of tbe termination of Its month-old. self-imposed "truce" on Cypruslocrease lo clashes beteeen EOKA and the security forces. It mayesumption of terrorismajoroth Greek and British*ipect all-out attacks on th* Britishctober when Turkey's officialappointed to advise Governor Foot aa the firat step in Implementing the oe* British plan for Cyprus. xpected to arrive In Nicosia. Turkishla th*of the Island--evenonsultativeopposed by Greek-Cyprlot leader* aa sell as th*of Greec*ove toward partition and violation of the Treaty of Lnusann*.

Id addition to stepping up> it* attacks on the British.EOKA may launch attacks against Turk-lab Cyprlots or make an attempt oa th* life of tho Turkish Attacks against tbe Turks would embrol1 EOKA in fighting on two froots, but the Greek Cyprlots might deem them necessary In order to obtain prompt UN intervention topeace" oa Cyprus. makarlos onugust called on the UN to Intervene for that purpose. An attempt

on th* life of the Turkishor new intercommunal violence on Cyprus wouldevere crisis inbetween Greece and Turkey.

Greek Foreign Ministerfavors breaking diplomatic relafons with Britain andii.nl possibly withdrawing from NATO if the British plan is implemented. Averoff has been warning for some time that Greece must make "drastic chxngus" in its foreign policy if the Cyprus issue is notalong lines acceptable to Athens, but his vlows may be modified by Premier Karamanlia.

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