August 14th 1974: Turkey launches second offensive in Cyprus
45 years ago today, on August 14th, 1974, Turkey’s military launched a
second offensive against the Republic of Cyprus, in full contravention of
international law, including the UN Charter, and despite the fact that an
agreement for a ceasefire was in place.
The Turkish army initially invaded Cyprus on July 20th, 1974 and launched
its second phase on August 14th, occupying Mesaoria, Famagusta... [Read More]
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