CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW -- CYPRUS

Created: 9/11/1958

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CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW

Office of Current Intelligence CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

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CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW8

CYPRUS

announcementeptember of the termination of its month-old, self-imposed "truce" oa Cyprus follows alncresse in clashes betvmtn EOKA and the security forces. It mayesumption of terrorismajor scale. Both Greek and Britishexpectattacks on the Britishctober when Turkey's officialappointed to advise

Governor Foot as the first step la Implementing the new British plan for Cyprus, is expected to arrive lo Nicosia. Torklsblo tbe admloistra-tlon ofonsultative basls--lsopposed by Greck-Cyprlot leaders as well as tbeof Greeceove toward partition and violation of the Treaty of Lausanne.

In addition to stepping up Its attacks on the British,EOKA may launch attacks against Cyprlots or make an attempt on tbe life of the Turkish rsp-reasotstlve. Attacks against the Turks would embroil EOKA In fighting on two fronts, but the Greek Cyprlots might deem them necessary In order to obtain prompt UN Intervention to "rs-store peace" on Cyprus. Makarlos onugust called on the UN to Intervene for that purpose. An attempt

oa th* llf* of the Turkishor newviolence on Cyprus would also leadevere crisis InGreece and Turkey.

Greek Foreign Minister Aver, off favors breaking diplomatic relat'ons with Britain anda.id possibly withdrawing from NATO If th* British plan Is Implemented. Averoff haa bean warning for some time that Greece must sak* "drasticn its foreign policy if the Cyprus issue is notalong lines acceptable to Athens. but hi* views may be modified by Premier Karamanlla.

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