• Short Summary

    GREEK ARMED FORCES ARE ON THE ALERT FOLLOWING WHAT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DESCRIBES AS "NEW TURKISH MOVES AND THE THREAT OF AN INVASION OF CYPRUS." DEFENCE CHIEFS HAVE BEEN MEETING IT ATHENS TO DISCUSS LATEST MOVES.

  • Description

    GREEK ARMED FORCES ARE ON THE ALERT FOLLOWING WHAT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DESCRIBES AS "NEW TURKISH MOVES AND THE THREAT OF AN INVASION OF CYPRUS." DEFENCE CHIEFS HAVE BEEN MEETING IT ATHENS TO DISCUSS LATEST MOVES.

    YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), THE GREEK DEFENCE MINISTRY DESCRIBED GREECE IN A STATE OF "VIGILANCE," STANDING BY THE "FACE INSTANTLY ANY EVENTUALITY."
    (IN ANKARA, NATO AND AMERICAN OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN SEEING TURKISH GOVERNMENT LEADERS, AND LOCAL REPORTS SAID THAT TURKEY HAD BEEN PERSUADED TO POSTPONE ANY INTERVENTION IN CYPRUS.)
    ARMED FORCE IN CYPRUS, TOO, ARE IN A STATE OF PREPAREDNESS. GREEK-CYPRIOT NATIONAL GUARDSMEN ARE AT "ACTION STATIONS" ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE ISLAND FOLLOWING RUMOURS THAT TURKISH NAVAL SHIPS HAD BEEN SIGHTED.

    THERE WAS STILL TENSION IN NICOSIA THIS MORNING (SUNDAY) WHEN PRESIDENT MAKARIOS SUMMONED TOP UNITED NATIONS PERSONNEL TO HIS PALACE TO DISCUSS "THE CYPRUS GOVERNMENT'S FEARS ABOUT TURKISH INVASION THREATS."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA21J54H6UIFNN65NDMYS0KSWOE
    Media URN:
    VLVA21J54H6UIFNN65NDMYS0KSWOE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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