• Short Summary

    DESPITE APPARENTLY SUCCESSFUL DIPLOMATIC MOVES IN THE GRECO-TURKISH SITUATION OVER CYPRUS, TURKEY'S INVASION ARMY WAS STILL POISED ALONG THE SOUTHERN TURKISH COAST TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    DESPITE APPARENTLY SUCCESSFUL DIPLOMATIC MOVES IN THE GRECO-TURKISH SITUATION OVER CYPRUS, TURKEY'S INVASION ARMY WAS STILL POISED ALONG THE SOUTHERN TURKISH COAST TODAY (MONDAY). AND ISTANBUL WAS YESTERDAY ORDERED INTO A ONE-DAY BLACKOUT, IN AN EXERCISE REMINISCENT OF WARTIME.

    TURKISH PREMIER SULEYMAN DEMIREL SUMMONED A MEETING OF THE TURKISH CABINET TODAY AFTER MR CYPRUS VANCE, PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S PERSONAL ENVOY, HAD CONVEYED TO TURKISH OFFICIALS THE GREEK PROPOSALS FOR CYPRUS.

    THE CHIEF ITEM THE TURKISH CABINETS WAS THOUGHT TO BE DISCUSSING WAS THAT OF THE TIMING OF THE WITHDRAWAL OF GREEK FORCES FROM CYPRUS AND FUTURE GUARANTEES.

    TODAY ISTANBUL WAS BACK TO NORMAL AFTER ITS BLACKOUT. SEVEN PEOPLE DIED AS A RESULT OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME, REMOVING ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES. CAR HEADLIGHTS HAD BEEN COVERED WITH BLUE CARTRIDGE PAPER.

    BUT THE BLACKOUT CONTINUES IN PORTS ALONG THE SOUTHERN TURKISH COAST, WHERE AN INVASION ARMY OF 100,000 IS STILL STANDING BY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZCTMPBRK7O499XW7UJWXOIM9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZCTMPBRK7O499XW7UJWXOIM9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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