• Short Summary

    THE TURKISH-CYPRIOT LEADER, RAUF DENKTASH, IS HOME IN NICOSIA AFTER FOUR YEARS IN EXILE. YESTERDAY?

  • Description

    THE TURKISH-CYPRIOT LEADER, RAUF DENKTASH, IS HOME IN NICOSIA AFTER FOUR YEARS IN EXILE. YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) HE HELD HIS FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE AND SAID IT WAS TIME TO CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE FOR FINDING A SOLUTION TO THE CYPRUS PROBLEM.

    MR DENKTASH HAD BEEN LIVING IN EXILE IN TURKEY SINCE INTER-COMMUNAL FIGHTING BROKE OUT IN 1963. THE CYPRUS GOVERNMENT HAS NOW ISSUED HIM WITH A NEW PASSPORT AND HE HAS RETURNED AS THE DESIGNATED LEADER OF THE TURKISH-CYPRIOT REPRESENTATIVES SEEKING A SETTLEMENT OF THE CONFLICT.

    AT THE NEWS CONFERENCE, HE SAID HE BELIEVED IT WAS STILL POSSIBLE FOR THE GREEK AND TURKISH COMMUNITIES TO CO-EXIST ON CYPRUS AND MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR GREECE AND TURKEY TO SETTLE THEIR DIFFERENCES OVER THE ISLAND. HE IS EXPECTED TO BE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR ON THE TURKISH-CYPRIOT SIDE IN EXPLORATORY TALKS AIMED AT FINDING OUT WHETHER A COMMON GROUND EXISTS FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF THE CYPRUS PROBLEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA905FH7JEBFETDS1JF4OPGULAL
    Media URN:
    VLVA905FH7JEBFETDS1JF4OPGULAL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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