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.
Editors. "Britain occupies Cyprus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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