Britain occupies Cyprus

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

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.

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Editors. "Britain occupies Cyprus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5228, accessed 26 July 2014.]