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Reader comment on item: Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza

Submitted by traveler-2054359 (Italy), Jul 23, 2010 at 11:03

This comparison is nothing ... know that Cypress was a part of Turkey and was leased to the British much like Hong Kong. During the British control the Island was settled by predoment number of Greeks. The Leased expired about 12-14 years ago and Turkey agreed to allowing the inhabitants to stay and control the region under there own governances.

The problem was created by the Greek government placing millary installation on the Island completely against the agreed up situations of the lease agreement, and the formation of the Cypriate Government.

In Reality the intension of the Greeks was to take advantage of the resources that was in between turkey and Cypress. At given areas the land seperation is a stones trow literally. This created a security crises for Turkey and the Sovereign protectional issues.

The notice to remove the troops was given and the Greeks chose not to obey and continued the illegal occupation of the Island. That is why Turkey had to take charge of the situation. This is justifiable based upon the actions of the Greeks.

The invasion of Gaza is strictly a economic one in which Israel wants the control of the Gazas access to be ocean to manipulate the oil Pipeline that is scheduled to be built there. ...


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