CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 23, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The division of the island of Cyprus between Greece and Turkey since 1974 noted; map shown; details given of the fear and mistrust between the north and south, the divisions with a United Nations buffer zone in between. [US presidential emissary to Cyprus Richard BEATTIE - explains the historical context for the divisions in Cyprus, the Greek claim for the island, the political nature of the dispute over control; outlines the current missile controversy that has sparked the conflict anew; says both sides look to help from the United States and the region is of strategic importance to the US.]
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