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    DR RALPH BUNCHE, THE UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY OF POLITICAL AFFAIRS, ARRIVED IN NICOSIA LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY).

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    DR RALPH BUNCHE, THE UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY OF POLITICAL AFFAIRS, ARRIVED IN NICOSIA LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY). HE IS TO HAVE TALKS WITH THE CYPRUS PRESIDENT, ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS DURING THE COURSE OF A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO CYPRUS.

    HE IS ALSO HAVING TALKS WITH THE TURKISH CYPRIOT LEADER ON THE ISLAND - DR FADIL KUTCHUK. THE AMERICAN NEGRO UNITED NATIONS OFFICIAL HAS A LUNCHEON MEETING MEDIATOR ON THE ISLAND, MR SAKARI TUOMIOJA AND MAJOR-GENERAL PREM SINGH GYANI, THE COMMANDER OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE ON THE ISLAND.

    DR BUNCHE'S ARRIVAL HAS COINCIDED WITH A SLIGHT LESSENING OF TENSION ON THE ISLAND. CYPRUS'S REPORTED QUITE TODAY EXCEPT FOR AN INCIDENT NEAR ST. HILLARION CASTLE. THIS MOUNTAIN TOP HAS BEEN A KEY POINT HELD BY TURKISH CYPRIOTS EVER SINCE TROUBLE BROKE OUT ON THE ISLAND. IT OVERLOOKS THE VITAL KYRENIA-NICOSIA ROAD ON WHICH TURKISH TROOPS ARE STATIONED. PRESIDENT MAKARIOS HAD DEMANDED THE REMOVAL OF THESE TROOPS AND IT IS BELIEVE THAT DR BUNCHE WILL DISCUSS THIS PROBLEM WITH HIM AND WITH DR KUTCHUK. MEANWHILE UNITED NATIONS AUTHORITIES HAVE DENIED A GREEK CYPRIOT CLAIM THAT THERE HAD BEEN AGREEMENT TO OPEN THE ROAD TO GREEK TRAFFIC.

    DR BUNCHE WILL TRAVEL TO ATHENS AT THE END OF HIS CYPRUS VISIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA31VBUKF5HG8YLEWRX7QXW28F
    Media URN:
    VLVAA31VBUKF5HG8YLEWRX7QXW28F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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