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    GENERAL GEORGE GRIVAS, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CYPRUS ARMED FORCES, ARRIVED IN ATHENS TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM CYPRUS.

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    GENERAL GEORGE GRIVAS, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CYPRUS ARMED FORCES, ARRIVED IN ATHENS TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM CYPRUS.

    GENERAL GRIVAS, THE FORMER LEADER OF THE EOKA ORGANISATION WHICH FOUGHT THE BRITISH IN CYPRUS, IS RESPONSIBLE TO THE GREEK GOVERNMENT FOR COMMAND OF THE GREEK-CYPRIOT FORCES AND GREEK ARMY FORCES BASED IN CYPRUS.

    BOTH GREEK AND TURKISH FORCES ARE ON THE ALERT, AFTER FLARE-UPS ON CYPRUS IN THE PAST FEW DAYS BETWEEN GREEK-CYPRIOTS AND TURKISH-CYPRIOTS.

    IN ATHENS, THE TURKISH ENVOY, MR. TURAN TULUY HAD TALKS THIS EVENING WITH THE GREEK PARLIAMENT UNDER SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR. GEORGE CHRITOPOULOS, ON THE CYPRUS ISSUE. AFTER THE MEETING MR. TULUY SAID "THE TENSION STILL EXISTS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9K8C5FVD2UEX72P3PA1X4O1T8
    Media URN:
    VLVA9K8C5FVD2UEX72P3PA1X4O1T8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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