• Short Summary

    A NEW GREEK CABINET WAS SWORN-IN BY KING CONSTANTINE LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) WITH ITS LEADER PREDICTING IT WILL STAY THE COURSE AND END THE COUNTRY'S NINE-WEEK POLITICAL CRISIS.

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    A NEW GREEK CABINET WAS SWORN-IN BY KING CONSTANTINE LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) WITH ITS LEADER PREDICTING IT WILL STAY THE COURSE AND END THE COUNTRY'S NINE-WEEK POLITICAL CRISIS.THE NEW GOVERNMENT IS LED BY A FORMER DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, MR STEPHANOS STEPHANOPOULOS.

    HE WAS SWORN-IN AS PRIME MINISTER WITH SEVENTEEN MEN HE HAS SELECTED AS HIS CABINET.

    THE FORMATION OF THE GOVERNMENT UNDER MR STEPHANOPOULOS IS THE THIRD ATTEMPT BY KING CONSTANTINE TO FILL THE POLITICAL VACUUM CAUSED BY THE RESIGNATION OF MR GEORGE PAPANDREOU, THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, IN JULY.

    TWO PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS FAILED WHEN THE GOVERNMENT CONCERNED COULD NOT GET VOTES OF CONFIDENCE FROM THE GREEK PARLIAMENT AND THE MAJORITY CENTRE UNION PARTY OF WHICH MR PAPANDREOU IS A MEMBER.

    MR STEPHANOPOULOS' GOVERNMENT WILL FACE A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON WEDNESDAY, AND HE HAS PREDICTED HE WILL GET ENOUGH SUPPORT FROM THE CENTRE UNION PARTY TO CONTINUE IN OFFICE.HE IS A FORMER MEMBER OF THE CENTRE UNION, AND SIX DEFECTORS FROM IT ARE MEMBERS OF HIS NEW GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9WKXT8TVJTL21JF0WLNKXJQ7D
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WKXT8TVJTL21JF0WLNKXJQ7D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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