• Short Summary

    SEVEN MEN AND THREE WOMEN WERE IN ATHENS TODAY (FRIDAY) ACCUSED OF SPYING. THEY WERE?

  • Description

    SEVEN MEN AND THREE WOMEN WERE IN ATHENS TODAY (FRIDAY) ACCUSED OF SPYING. THEY WERE ALLEGED TO HAVE GIVEN A SYRIAN DIPLOMAT MILITARY SECRETS WHICH WERE PASSED ON TO THE SOVIET UNION.

    THE ACCUSED INCLUDE THE FORMER HEAD OF THE GREEK PRESS MINISTRY, MR. TAKIS GHEORGHIOU, AND A SYRIAN AND A LIBYAN NATIONAL. THEY ALL PLEADED NOT GUILTY BEFORE A MILITARY COURT TO CHARGES RANGING FROM ENDANGERING STATE SECURITY TO BRIBERY, DRUG SMUGGLING AND POSSESSING ARMS ILLEGALLY.

    THE COMMANDER OF THE GREEK NAVY TOLD THE COURT THE ALLEGED SPIES GATHERED INFORMATION ON THE MOVEMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES SIXTH FLEET, THE STRENGTH OF THE GREEK NAVY AND ON VISITS OF ISRAELI SHIPS TO GREEK PORTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y7O4ATD98SOE5HBF1IYXXSU5
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y7O4ATD98SOE5HBF1IYXXSU5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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