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12 juli 1878: Cyprus bezet door GBR, belooft Turken hulp bij Russische aanval

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18780712: British occupation began. The British took over the administration of the island, by mutual agreement, in order to protect their sea route to India via the Suez Canal. In exchange, Britain agreed to help Turkey against future Russian attacks.

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