On his way to London, Archbishop Makarios and President of Cyprus Republic, transited Athens this afternoon.
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Crowds and Cypriot Youth waiting to cheer makarios.
Acting Greek Foreign Minister Tsatsos arrives at the airport.
Bishop Kalinikus, who was expelled from England some three years ago for anti-british activities and Cypriot leader Savvas Loizidis.
Olympic's plane landing and rolling in.
Makarios stepping down from the plane.
Makarios and Tsatsos head towards the VIP8s special hall.
Makarios passing by Cypriots holding plakats requesting him not to accept any pressure.
Crowds outside the VIP's hall.
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Plakats and crowds waiting and cheering Makarios on arrival.
Makarios welcomed inside the VIP's special hall of Athens airport.
Makarios speaking to the Press expressing his hope of a peaceful and definite settlement of the occurring difficulties during the forthcoming conference in London. (Various shots) INDOOR WITH LIGHT.
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Background: On his way to London, Archbishop Makarios and President of Cyprus Republic, transited Athens this afternoon. At the airport, makarios has had talks with Greek Government officials and exchanged views on the forthcoming Meeting in London. Makarios met also the Greek and Foreign Press on his arrival at Athens airport.