• Short Summary

    At a news conference in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on wednesday (18 June) President Makarios of Cyprus confirmed that the Cypriot Government is prepared to adopt a firmly pro-Arab stand...

  • Description

    At a news conference in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on wednesday (18 June) President Makarios of Cyprus confirmed that the Cypriot Government is prepared to adopt a firmly pro-Arab stand...in return for Arab help in solving the problems of Cyprus.

    The statement came at the end of four days of talks between President Makarios and Egypt's president Anwar Sadat. The Cypriot leader's visit to Egypt formed part of the second leg of his tour of Arab states designed to gain support for an integrated Cypriot sate and an early end to the island's problems.

    Egypt has promised continued support for the independence of Cyprus with Archbishop Makarios as its leader.

    Part of President Makarios' statement appears on film. A transcript follows:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA79VPER6VR9PDZZB0N9F0QIJEP
    Media URN:
    VLVA79VPER6VR9PDZZB0N9F0QIJEP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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