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Cyprus / Greece / Turkey / United States Reaction #478272

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 15, 1974
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(Studio) Greek P.M. Constantine Caramanlis acknowledges Turk victory. Says no Greek troops to be sent there due to distance away. Says Turkey's actions tolerated by those who could have stopped them. Turkish P.M. Bulent Ecevit says United States in favor of 2 admins. on Cyprus. White House spokesperson repeats President Ford's disapproval of Turkish military actions. State Department spokesperson says pressure on Turks to stop fighting. United States ready to accept situation's reality.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) United States made no decision on what it'll do diplomatically. Interpreted to mean acceptance of Turkish military occupation of north 1/3 island; to become separate Turkish controlled area. No threat to cut off Turk military aid or protest Turkey's military actions.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert

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