Category:Turkish invasion of Cyprus

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The Turkish invasion of Cyprus,[15] launched on 20 July 1974, was a Turkish military invasion in response to a Greek military junta backed coup in Cyprus. It is known in Turkey as the "Cyprus Peace Operation" (Turkish: Kıbrıs Barış Harekâtı), "Cyprus Operation" (Kıbrıs Harekâtı) or by its Turkish Armed Forces code name Operation Atilla (Atilla Harekâtı).Excerpted from Turkish invasion of Cyprus on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.