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Turkey / Cyprus #477818

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1974
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(Studio) Situation in Cyprus tense. Turkish fleet sets sail from Mersin, Turkey, but won't reveal possible invasion plans. Film shows Turkish mil. build-up. Efforts for peaceful settlement continue. Deposed Cypriot pres., Archbishop Makarios, appeals to UN.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(New York City) Security Council greets Makarios with full honors. [MAKARIOS - urges Security Council to help restore him to power and rid Cyprus of Greek military officers.] Delegate of new Cypriot government on way to reply to Makarios; council may not allow him to speak
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Studio) Rumors of Turkish invasion sweep Cyprus.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Nicosia, Cyprus) New government allows press tour of gutted presidential palace. Streets still filled with tanks and armed men. [Cypriot foreign minister Dimis DEMETRIOU - assures press nothing to change Cyprus.] Greek and Turkish populations kept apart on Cyprus.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Greek army troops everywhere. Cypriot Turks afraid and distrustful of new regime. Tourist money loss high since Monday The coup sent tourists away from Cyprus.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) American Undersecretary State Joseph Sisco in Athens, Greece. Greece rejects all Turkish demands for settlement. Greek military officers agree to leave Cyprus, but new Greek officers to take their place.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Delaney, Steve;
Hunt, Richard;
Palmer, John;
Utley, Garrick

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