Tuesday, March 04, 2014

United Nations Peacekeeping Force Marks 50th Year in Cyprus

United Nations peacekeeping troops have been stationed in Cyprus since 1964, but that did not prevent Turkey from launching an invasion of Cyprus in 1974. Turkish troops still occupy 40 percent of the island.

United Nations News Centre - Marking 50th anniversary, Ban hails 'crucial' role of UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus

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