• Short Summary

    Greece will shortly hold a referendum on hte future of the monarchy which was abolished by the military government in June 1973.

  • Description

    Greece will shortly hold a referendum on hte future of the monarchy which was abolished by the military government in June 1973.

    Obviously interested in its outcome are the exiled King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie who have been living in London since last year.

    The former King and Queen of Greece met reporters in London's Savoy Hotel on Wednesday (2 October) where Queen Anne-Marie launched an international appeal to aid Cypriot refugees.

    The Royal couple did not stay after reading the statement -- they'd warred reporters beforehand they would not answer questions.

    But after the announcement, Visnews reporter Jim Stirling, talked with the King and Queen. he first asked about the aims of the Cyprus appeal and he then questioned them on their attitude to their possible return to Greece. where the new Government has announced the date for the first free election in a decade.

    SYNOPSIS: The Greek Government is to hold a referendum on the future of the monarchy -- abolished by the military government in June 1973 -- before the end of this year. The two people its outcome will most strongly affect are the exiled King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece.

    In London on Wednesday the Queen launched an international appeal to aid Cypriot refugees. Jim Stirling asked the Royal Couple about this, and their possible return to Greece.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2K4LJ9DMO3TRMB4KJ04IM2PST
    Media URN:
    VLVA2K4LJ9DMO3TRMB4KJ04IM2PST
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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