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Turkish Fleet / Cyprus #32417

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1974
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(Studio) Turkish fleet steams out of Turkish port for unknown destination. Turkish and Greek military have been on alert since Monday following Cyprus' coup.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Mersin, Turkey) Mersin only 80 mile from Cyprus, Turkish military move could be prelude to explosive war in Mediterranean.
REPORTER: George Watson

(Studio) Similar incidents took place in 1964 and 1967 when trouble broke out on Cyprus.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Turks are minority on Cyprus. [Former Vice President Rauf DENKTASH - says Turkey expected to intervene in Cypriot troubles.] UN troops not highly visible now. Nikos Sampson's new government leaves Turkish communities in Cyprus untouched.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) United States Undersecretary State Joseph Sisco meets with officials in Athens, Greece, and Ankara, Turkey, in effort to help ease crisis. Representative of new Cyprus regime may be allowed to address United Nations Security Council Deposed President Archbishop Makarios appeals to United Nations Security Council to move Greek military officers from Cyprus and restore const. order on island.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) [MAKARIOS - says coup is clearly invasion from Greece.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Brown, Hilary;
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George
Duration:
00:05:10

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