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Greeks want to have their **glykismata** and eat it, too!

Reader comment on item: Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza
in response to reader comment: President Johnson's letter to Ismet Inonu from 1964 and its relevenace to understand the Turkish invasion of 1974

Submitted by Caleb (United States), Aug 31, 2010 at 11:18

Ianus-- If a neutral, nonaligned status for Cyprus was O.K. in 1974, why disturb it with an attempt at **enosis**? (And an attempt on the life of President Makarios?) Yes, there are now and have been since 1974 35-40,000 Turkish NATO soldiers permanently based on the island. Greece started something. Turkey finished it!

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