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    MR. GEORGE BALL, UNITED STATES UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, WILL HAVE FURTHER TALKS TOMORROW WITH BRITISH?

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    FILM SHOWS MR. BALL ARRIVING AT LONDON AIRPORT AND BEING GREETED BY BRUCE, THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR. OTHER SCENES SHOW MR. BUTLER AND MR. SANDYS; FAMILIES EVACUATED FROM CYPRUS ARRIVING BACK IN BRITAIN AND SOME NICOSIA SCENES, INCLUDING BRITISH TROOPS ON DUTY.




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    Background: MR. GEORGE BALL, UNITED STATES UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, WILL HAVE FURTHER TALKS TOMORROW WITH BRITISH MINISTER ON THE CYPRUS CRISIS. MR BALL REACHED LONDON HIS AFTERNOON AFTER HOLDING URGENT TALKS IN NICOSIA, ANKARA AND ATHENS. HE IS DUE TO FLY BACK TO WASHINGTON TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

    BRITAIN HAS ASKED FOR AN EARLY MEETING OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER THE URGENT PROBLEMS RAISED BY THE DETERIORATION OF SECURITY IN CYPRUS.

    MEANWHILE, CYPRUS HAS ALSO SOUGHT AN EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL TO CONSIDER WHAT IT DESCRIBES A THREAT OF "OBVIOUS AND IMMINENT" INVASION OF THE ISLAND BY TURKEY.

    (A BRITISH ARMY SPOKESMAN SAID IT WAS PLANNED TO "REPATRIATED PREMATURELY" ABOUT 1,200 WIVES AND CHILDREN FROM CYPRUS WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4R3S4WK2J04U418AT0SRYFJTQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4R3S4WK2J04U418AT0SRYFJTQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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