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    GREECE'S NEW CENTRE UNION PARTY CABINET LED BY MR. GEORGE PAPANDREOU, WAS SWORN IN BEFORE?

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    GREECE'S NEW CENTRE UNION PARTY CABINET LED BY MR. GEORGE PAPANDREOU, WAS SWORN IN BEFORE KING PAUL OF THE HELLENES YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), AT THE ROYAL PALACE OF TATOI, JUST OUTSIDE ATHENS.

    A LARGE CROWD OF CENTRE UNION PARTY SUPPORTERS GATHERED OUTSIDE MR. PAPANDREOU'S HOUSE IN AN ATHEN'S SUBURB, TO WATCH THE NEW PRIME MINISTER LEAVE WITH MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET FOR THE PALACE. AMONG SPECTATORS A WOMAN CARRYING A BASKET OF RED EGGS- A SIGN OF JOY AT THE PARTY'S VICTORY. AFTER THE CEREMONY, MR. PAPANDREOU AND HIS CABINET POSED ON THE TERRACE OF THE TATOI PALACE. KING PAUL, WHO IS SOON TO UNDERGO AN OPERATION FOR A STOMACH ULCER, DID NO COME OUT FOR THE OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS.

    THE CENTRE UNION PARTY WON 174 OF THE 300 SEATS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ELECTIONS HELD LAST SUNDAY. THE NEW GOVERNMENT'S FIRST TASK WILL BE TO COPE WITH THE CYPRUS PROBLEM.

    (THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT KING PAUL WAS TO HAVE AN OPERATION,WAS MADE IN ATHENS LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY). BECAUSE OF HIS ILLNESS THE OATH TAKING CEREMONY DID NO TAKE PLACE, AS IS CUSTOMARY, AT THE ROYAL PALACE IN ATHENS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA477POR7OZGDDYKHW64FU1ZVGR
    Media URN:
    VLVA477POR7OZGDDYKHW64FU1ZVGR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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