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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Aug 26, 2010 at 19:24

Caleb wrote :

> Turkey did act illegally on Cyprus, settling 20,000 families from mainland Turkey on the island after expelling thousands of Greek Cypriots from their homes. But that was nearly fifty years ago.<

Just for your information, 2010 - 1974 = 36 , not "nearly 50" . In other words not even a generation has passed. Your "tousands" turn out to be 180 000 . And your "20 000 families" from Anatolia mean some 100 000 -120 000 Anatolian peasants outnumbering and putting great economic and social pressure upon some 80 000 remaining Turkish Cypriots who due to the Turkish misgovernment , corruption and abuse preferred rather to emigrate en masse from Northern Cyrprus. Between 1974-1995 every third Turkish Cypriot left the country (30%) . Interesting , isn't it ? The best stolen Greek land and wealth were wasted wasted so quickly and couldn't feed the parasitic Turkish Herrenrasse any longer !

>. It was the foolish announcement in Athens that a new Greek government would fulfill the old dream of **enosis**, merger of Cyprus with the Hellenic Republic, that triggered military action by Turkey. <

Really ? Then why didn't the Turkish militarists invade Cyprus when Dean Acheson announced his plan of enosis of Cyprus with Greece early in 1964 ? Never heard of that plan which came from America , not Greece ? The Turkish lie machine failed to tell you that , didn't it ?

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