• Short Summary

    President Makarios of Cyprus made a brief first visit to the Lebanon on Tuesday (November 10).

  • Description

    President Makarios of Cyprus made a brief first visit to the Lebanon on Tuesday (November 10). President Suleiman Franjieh and Prime Minister Saeb Salam met him in Beirut, and the three leaders held a brief session of talks.

    Archbishop Makarios made his stopover visit to Beirut on his way back from a five-day official visit to Japan.

    At the airport, he told newsmen that since no specific problems exists between Lebanon and Cyprus, his discussions with the Lebanese leaders would range over a variety of general topics, including the Middle East situation.

    The Archbishop added that his visit to the United Nations for the 25th anniversary session had given him hope of a Middle East settlement. Cyprus, he said, was ready to play an active role to help bring such a settlement about.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4K3208MIOIA117XSZJ0ZBHYEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4K3208MIOIA117XSZJ0ZBHYEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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