• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS, ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, HAS BEEN VISITING ROME WHERE HE CALLED ON SELF-EXILED KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE TO DISCUSS DEVELOPMENTS IN CYPRUS WITH HIM.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS, ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, HAS BEEN VISITING ROME WHERE HE CALLED ON SELF-EXILED KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE TO DISCUSS DEVELOPMENTS IN CYPRUS WITH HIM.

    KING CONSTANTINE HAS BEEN LIVING WITH HIS FAMILY AT A VILLA ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ROME SINCE HE FLED GREECE IN DECEMBER 1967.

    PRESIDENT MAKARIOS ARRIVED IN ROME TODAY (SUNDAY) SPECIALLY TO SEE THE KING AFTER SECURING THE SUPPORT OF THE GREEK GOVERNMENT IN ATHENS FOR HIS PLAN TO FIND A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE CYPRUS PROBLEM.

    THE PRESIDENT'S EFFORTS TO TRY TO SOLVE THE ISLAND'S DIFFICULTIES THROUGH NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE TURKISH CYPRIOT COMMUNITY HAVE RECEIVED THE SUPPORT OF GREEK PREMIER GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS.

    ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS SPENT FOUR HOURS WITH THE KING, PART OF THE TIME TALKING WITH QUEEN ANN MARIE AND MEETING THE REST OF THE ROYAL FAMILY - FOUR-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS ALEXIA, TWO-YEAR-OLD PRINCE PAUL AND FOUR-MONTH-OLD PRICE NICHOLAOS.

    PROGRESS IN INTER-COMMUNAL DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE GREEK CYPRIOTS AND TURKISH CYPRIOTS FOR A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT HAVE BEEN HINDERED RECENTLY BY OUTBREAKS OF VIOLENCE ON THE ISLAND. THESE HAVE INCLUDED SEVERAL BOMB INCIDENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3ZHV3TD4FHLLV5WS82AN3ITC1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ZHV3TD4FHLLV5WS82AN3ITC1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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