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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 26-THE LETHBRIDGE July Cyprus crisis could trigger war between Turkey Overthrown Deposed president Archbishop Makanos. By CY FOX The Canadian Press The defiant survival of Archbishop Makanos and the continued ferment in Cyprus have transformed the coup there into a serious inter- national with the possibility of war erupting between Greece and Turkey So far most international opinion has come down on the side of blasted from his presidential pedestal by a Greek-led militia but now calling on his followers to ral- ly behind him in the present atmosphere of civil war As he uttered his rallying the hostilities still seem- ed confined to the Greek Cypnot community and in- dications were that intercom munal warfare between this majority ol the island's pop- ulation and the Turkish- Cypnots has not come about Intercomrnunal strife between the Greek-and Turkish-Cypnots is the only pattern of conflict which would bring Canadian and other members of the United Nations peackeeping force on Cyprus into the situation OMINOUS REPORTS But there were ominous re- ports of trouble encountered by Finnish and Swedish members of the UN force dur- ing the battles pitting Greek against Greek And all the while there were threats from mainland Turkey that its armed forces would intervene in Cyprus if what Makanos brands as the coup engineered by Athens en- dangers the Turkish minority on Cyprus For its pait Britain has given Makanos safe passage through its Cyprus military facilities as the Greek Orthodox archbishop makes his way to the outside on the first leg of a personal diplomatic offensive aimed at universally discrediting his opponents at home Opinion in London is over- whelmingly for the archbishop and against his self- proclaimed successor as Nicos Sampson Sampson is deeply un- popular with the British if only because of his sinister role in the violent events preceding the achievement of the island's independence from London in 1960 Adding another dimension to the state of international opinion is the position of the who were quick to weigh in with a denunciation of the coup Makarios was always careful to steer a generally middle way between East and West in foreign policy The Soviets obviously fear that success for the rebels in Nicosia will mean ultimate absorption of the key eastern Mediterranean island into NATO member state Worry of that sort in Moscow can only be intens- ified by Sampson's background as a violent sup- porter of of Cyprus and com- parison with the firm stand Makarios has lately been tak- ing in favor of an independent island republic Yet the whole crisis has thrown NATO itself into con- with Secretary- General Joseph Luns urging restraint as part of intensive Western diplomatic efforts to head off hostilities between Greece and also a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Whatever the extent of Greece's direct responsibility for the anti-Makanos the Athens government has been affirming its alleged respect for the principle of non-intervention in the affairs of other declaration interpreted as an attempt at keeping a cautious political distance between itself and the rebels in Cyprus Over the British have expressed official pleasure New leader Nicos reins Sampson grabs ENTER CHANCE TO TRIP FOR 2 WORLD SALMON DERBY AUGUST B.C. CONTEST Place your ad dress and phone number on the back c an IGA sales slip and mail Salmon Box Alta. CANADA GRADE UTILITY TURKEYS 6-14 Ib. average Ib. TABLERITE CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF CLUB STEAK Blueberry or gg BARON QF BEEF ROAST 1 M 5L TABLERITE Canada Grade A Steer fieef ...................................Ib. I IflBdl llUlIu......... IN STORE BAKERY FEATURES IGATABLEFRESH PRODUCE NECTARINES ____ LHV MINIITF QTFAK 179 i f-i-rnnr MA. IrllliUIC OlCAIV 1 Rran QQO IfTTIinp .....................III. I Dl dll lllUIIIIIO in....... 99 CUCUMBERS iffl SMOKIES -99' SIRLOIN STEAK TABLERITE Canada Grade A Steer Beef .....................................Ib. I CANADA NO. 1 Medicine Hat Super Kings TOMATOES CALIFORNIA CANADA NO. 1 Ib. ELDORADO PLUMS 330 CALIFORNIA CANADA NO. 1 Ib. W MEDIUM ONIONS FROM IGA DAIRY COUNTER CANADA NO. 1 3lb. bag Canada Utility ROASTING CHICKEN 5 Ib. up Ib. 79 Canadian Process I 19 Armstrong Marble...........Ib. Margarine I __i Red Leaf 1 119 Armstrong Mild ..........Ib. I CheeseCanadi3n CANADA NO. 1 ;