• Short Summary

    THE FORMER GREEK SEAMEN'S UNION LEADER, TONY AMBATIELOS, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) OSTENSIBLY TO ORGANISE OPPOSITION TO THE MILITARY REGIME IN GREECE.

  • Description

    THE FORMER GREEK SEAMEN'S UNION LEADER, TONY AMBATIELOS, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) OSTENSIBLY TO ORGANISE OPPOSITION TO THE MILITARY REGIME IN GREECE.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AT A LONDON HOTEL, SHORTLY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, MR. AMBATIELOS TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE HAD BEEN LIVING UNDER COVER IN GREECE, WORKING FOR THE RESISTANCE, SINCE THE MILITARY COUP IN APRIL LAST YEAR.

    MR. AMBATIELOS WAS REUNITED IN LONDON WITH HIS WELSH-BORN WIFE, BETTY, WHO HAD BEEN DEPORTED BY THE REGIME LAST YEAR. SINCE THEN, SHE HAS BEEN LIVING IN BRITAIN.

    THE COUPLE WAS WELCOMED TO THE NEW AMBASSADOR HOTEL BY MRS. DIANA PYM, THE SECRETARY OF THE LEAGUE FOR DEMOCRACY IN GREECE.

    TONIGHT, (THURSDAY) THE HOME OFFICE ANNOUNCED THAT MR. AMBATIELOS, WHO HAS SPENT A TOTAL OF SEVENTEEN YEARS IN PRISON AS A POLITICAL PRISONER, HAD BEEN GRANTED A THREE-MONTH STAT IN BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA4TMXOA5BBZJX3J9B8PWWE9UX
    Media URN:
    VLVAA4TMXOA5BBZJX3J9B8PWWE9UX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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