• Short Summary

    THERE WERE DEMONSTRATIONS THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) OUTSIDE THE GREEK EMBASSY IN COPENHAGEN AS THE GREEK AMBASSADOR HELD A RECEPTION TO MARK HIS RECALL TO ATHENS.

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    THERE WERE DEMONSTRATIONS THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) OUTSIDE THE GREEK EMBASSY IN COPENHAGEN AS THE GREEK AMBASSADOR HELD A RECEPTION TO MARK HIS RECALL TO ATHENS.

    SEVERAL HUNDRED DEMONSTRATORS PARADED OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY BUILDING AS GUEST, INCLUDING OTHER AMBASSADORS ARRIVED FOR THE RECEPTION.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED OUTSIDE THE AMBASSADOR'S OFFICIAL RESIDENCE CHANTING SLOGANS DENOUNCING THE MILITARY REGIME OF GREECE, AND ATTACKING KING CONSTANTINE, THEY ALSO CALLED FOR A RETURN OF THE PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF GEORGE PAPANDREOU, A FORMER GREEK PRIME MINISTER.

    AMONG THE DIPLOMATS HECKLED BY THE DEMONSTRATORS WAS THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR, MRS. ELKUS WHITE.

    POLICE APPEALED TO THE DEMONSTRATORS NOT TO CREATE A DISTURBANCE. LATER SCUFFLED BROKE OUT, AND POLICE USED THEIR BATONS TO DISPERSE THE CROWD. ONE MAN WAS SAID TO HAVE BEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA41BGQA8J3WZ09AIQS5RNDNQNY
    Media URN:
    VLVA41BGQA8J3WZ09AIQS5RNDNQNY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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