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Cyprus / Pentagon / United States Reaction #235735

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 1974
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(Studio) Pentagon says 6th fleet in readiness. No indication of Soviet build-up in area. Report on Ford response and war threat.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) United States to cut off military aid to both if Greece and Turkey go to war. [State Department spokesperson Robert McCLOSKEY - says United States had hoped for peaceful resolution. violence unjustified. Deplores Turkey resorting to use of force. US supports United Nations ceasefire resolution.] Dismisses idea of United States supporting Turkey. Says United States favors autonomous region in Cyprus policed by Turkey. US, Great Britain, and Greece think top 1/3 island too much for Turkey.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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