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Turkey / Cyprus #235383

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1974
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(Studio) Turkey sends invasion fleet to sea to increase pressure for settlement of Cyprus crisis. Turkish fleet sets sail from Mersin, Turkey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mersin, Turkey) Warships and cargo vessels prepare for military involvement in Cyprus. Mil. build-up discussed.
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Turkey also sent fleet to Cyprus on 2 other occasions, but war averted. Greek government doesn't indicate yielding on any points insisted upon by Turkey. Official American sympathies in dispute uncertain. Deposed Cypriot President Archbishop Makarios speaks to United Nations Secretary Council
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [MAKARIOS - asks council to help restore him to power in Cyprus and remove Greek military officers.] [Greek ambassador Constantine PANAYOTACUS - rejects Makarios' allegations.] Council not rushing to act. United States and Britain want time to use diplomacy.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) CBS' John Laurence rptdly. deported from Turkey for filming sensitive material; whereabouts unknown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Laurence, John

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