Britain occupies Cyprus (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Secret Anglo-Turkish agreement to check Russian advance in Asia Minor, by which Britain promises to defend Turkey against further attack and Britain is allowed to occupy Cyprus.

Citation:
Editors. "Britain occupies Cyprus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5228, accessed 10 December 2016.]