• Short Summary

    CYPRUS WAS GENERALLY QUIET TODAY ALTHOUGH TENSION REMAINED HIGH IN SEVERAL PLACES AFTER RECENT COMMUNAL CLASHES.

  • Description


    FILM SHOWS GREEK-CYPRIOT POLICE MANNING ROADBLOCKS LEADING INTO NICOSIA AND THE STOPPING OF A CONVOY OF 20 BUSES TRANSPORTING FOOD FROM FIAMAGUSTA. IT SHOWS THE SEARCH OF THE VEHICLES WITH BRITISH TROOPS IN ATTENDANCE. THERE IS ALSO SCENES OF A ROADBLOCK OUTSIDE KAZAPHANI, A VILLAGE NEAR KYRENIA, AND A DISPLAY OF SURRENDERED TURKISH WEAPONS AT THE KYRENIA POLICE STATION.




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    Background: CYPRUS WAS GENERALLY QUIET TODAY ALTHOUGH TENSION REMAINED HIGH IN SEVERAL PLACES AFTER RECENT COMMUNAL CLASHES.

    AT MALLIA, IN CENTRAL CYPRUS, ABOUT 800 TURKISH-CYPRIOTS WERE STILL CLUSTERED AROUND A SCHOOL ON HIGH GROUND AFTER LAYING DOWN THEIR ARMS YESTERDAY.

    ALL NAVAL LEAVE WAS REPORTED CANCELLED IN SOUTHERN TURKISH PORTS, COINCIDING WITH FOREIGN MINISTER FERIUDIN ERKIN'S STATEMENT TO PARLIAMENT THAT TURKEY "WOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY MEASURES" IN VIEW OF THE CONTINUED FIGHTING ON THE ISLAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAR43WIF5FCOCL5ZU8UJI6PMAM
    Media URN:
    VLVAR43WIF5FCOCL5ZU8UJI6PMAM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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