International Law & Diplomacy on the Turkish Military Intervention of Cyprus
This article examines the diplomatic and legal context to the Turkish intervention in Cyprus 1974. On the one hand, the main legal argument put forward by Turkey in order to justify the intervention is put under scrutiny. On the other, the diplomatic background to the Treaty in question is explored in an effort to verify whether a right to military intervention was expressly provided for.
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