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Michigan Daily
Vol. LxxxIV, No. 65-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, August 17, 1974 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Turks seize control
of northern Cyprus
Cypriot government flees Nicosia
Turkish invasion forces seized
*- -full control of the northern third
of Cyprus yesterday and their ad-
vance sent the island's Greek Cyp-
riot government fleeing from Nico-
sia. Then, by agreement, both sides
stopped shooting at about dusk.
Turkey appeared to have con-
quered all the territory it sought
in order to form a new autono-
mous state for the Turkish Cypriot
k" minority on the island - outnum-
bered 4-1 by the Greek community.
THE cease-fire took hold about dusk
except for sporadic firing in Nicosia. A
d UneNations spokesman in New York
sathe firing was along the "Green
Line" that separates the capital's com-
munities of Trkish and Greek Cypriots.
Grece was swept yesterday by anti-
American demonstrations. The demon-
strators shouted "Kissinger murderer"
and other slogans and claimed the Unit-
ed States supported the Turkish in-
vaders on Cyprus.
The Greek government rejected sug-
esions that talks with Turkey over the
future of Cyprus reopen in Geneva. "It
a would be naive for anyone to believe that
..' Greece wold be prepared to take part
ql in negotiations under the pressre of ac-
complished facts," Greek Premier Con-
stantine Caramanlis said.
CARAMANLIS also turned down an
AP Photo invitation from President Ford to discuss
Rockefeller and a Ford the situation in Washington. Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger said he would con-
Former New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller drives an old Ford automobile Thursday at his vacation home in Seal sider going to Cyprus to help mediate the
Harbor, Maine. Rockefeller is considered one of President Ford's top choices for vige president. Ford will announce dispute between Greece and Turkey if
his VP decision next week See TURKS, Page 8
Ford will hold Nixon tapes
WASHINGTON (A' - President Ford moved Thursday to put his own man in
agreed yesterday to delay sending former charge with the appointment of Buchen,
President Nixon the tapes he left behind 58, as White House counsel.
in the White House until the special Earlier in the week, terHorst had an-
Watergate prosecutor has had a chance nounced that it was the opinion of White -.
to renew his requests for the recordings. House counsel that the tapes were the
After conferring with the President, personal property of the former president ,/
ok newly appointed White House counsel and would be sent to him.
Philip Buchen issued a statement saying,
"In the interest of allowing timely con- THAT FORMAL OPINION was render-
*. ksideration of possible legal issues raised ed by presidential counsel Fred Buzhardt

by the special prosecutor or .others, and Jaynes St. Clair, Nixon's chief de- ,
movement of tapes and documents is fense lawyer. They had been the chief
being deferred." architects of Nixon's strategy for with-
PRESS SECRETARY Jerald terHorst holding the tapes from the prosecutors
who relayed Buchen's statement, ac' and congressional investigators.
knowledged that the counsel reached his A source close to the President said
position after conferring with the Presi- he thought it was "better to get legal
dent. advice from a Ford man who was un-
Apparently displeased with the hand- touched" by the Watergate scandal. ~
Ford ling of the sensitive tapes issue, Ford See FORD, Page 10 Nixon

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