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Greece was prepared to send troops to Cyprus in1983 British documents reveal

Greece was prepared to send troops to Cyprus in1983 British documents reveal

An armed confrontation between Greek and Turkish soldiers on the island of Cyprus was a real possibility as recently as 1983, declassified documents have revealed. Papers released in London show that Greece’s then Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou was prepared to send troops to divided Eastern Mediterranean island after the Turkish community unexpectedly declared an independent

Local News Comment January 25, 2015 – 1 Comment The wheeler-dealer president has angered everyone

  The president’s outburst is reminiscent of the days of  Spyros Kyprianou By Loucas Charalambous OUR PRESIDENT is not a politician. He is a compulsive, but clumsy wheeler-dealer. He thinks that he can fool everyone. This compulsion is the reason that – unfortunately for him and the country – today he finds himself in this tragicomic

Cyprus and NATO – an old story

By Dr Andrestinos Papadopoulos I TOOK the cue to write the present article from information contained in the British foreign office documents which were made public in December 2014. According to these papers, in January 1985, Spyros Kyprianou, then president of Cyprus, had proposed to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that Cyprus should accede to

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