• Short Summary

    President Jimmy Carter of the United States said on Tuesday (10 May) he believed the United States Congress would act quickly to increase military aid to Turkey.

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    President Jimmy Carter of the United States said on Tuesday (10 May) he believed the United States Congress would act quickly to increase military aid to Turkey. Turkey, which has been in a state of tension with its Aegean neighbour Greece, has previously complained that the United States has not maintained a balance in arms supplies to the two nations.

    SYNOPSIS: President Carter was speaking in London after separate meetings with the Greek Prime Minister, Constantine Karamanlis, and the Turkish Prime Minister, Suleyman Demirel. The U.S. leader, who was in the British capital attending the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - NATO - said he hoped a solution to their difficulties would soon be found. After his meeting with Mr. Karamanlis, he said he was confident that difficulties with Turkey over Cyprus would soon be settled.

    Later, Mr. Carter spoke about his talks with the Turkish Prime Minister, Mr. Demirel. The two had spoken, he said, about their concern over Turkish-American relations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8XZ3LFTLUZFHCPP8KT7PQ1TLB
    Media URN:
    VLVA8XZ3LFTLUZFHCPP8KT7PQ1TLB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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