• Short Summary

    SIGNOR MANLIO BROSIO, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO), ARRIVED IN ATHENS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO TRY TO FIND A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE CYPRUS CRISIS AND IMMEDIATELY PLUNGED INTO A ROUND OF DIPLOMATIC TALKS.

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    SIGNOR MANLIO BROSIO, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO), ARRIVED IN ATHENS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO TRY TO FIND A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE CYPRUS CRISIS AND IMMEDIATELY PLUNGED INTO A ROUND OF DIPLOMATIC TALKS. AFTER CONFERRING WITH NATO OFFICIALS, SIGNOR BROSIO MET GREEK FOREIGN MINISTER PANAYOTIS PIPINELIS WHO, SINCE HIS APPOINTMENT FIVE DAYS AGO, HAS MET A PROCESSION OF ENVOYS ANXIOUS TO AVER WAR BETWEEN GREECE AND TURKEY.

    IT'S NOT YET KNOWN HOW LONG SIGNOR BROSIO INTENDS TO REMAIN IN ATHENS BEFORE GOING ON TO ANKARA.

    IN THE PAST TWO DAYS MR. PIPINELIS HAS HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOY, MR. CYPRUS VANCE AND U THANT'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE DR. JOSE ROLZ-BENNETT. HE HAS ALSO BEEN IN CONSTANT TOUCH WITH KING CONSTANTINE AND MEMBERS OF THE GREEK CABINET.

    IT'S THOUGHT IN ATHENS THAT THE KEY DIPLOMATIC ROLE IS BEING PLAYED BY MR. VANCE, WHO FLEW BACK TO ANKARA YESTERDAY. HE IS BELIEVED TO BE CARRYING A MESSAGE FROM THE GREEK GOVERNMENT.

    TURKEY HAS SUBMITTED FIVE DEMANDS TO TURKEY, THE MOST IMPORTANT BEING THE WITHDRAWAL OF GREEK FORCES FROM CYPRUS AND A GUARANTEE FOR THE SAFETY OF TURKISH CYPRIOTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAK25FCEHXNRIRCS2WMM9IBW2G
    Media URN:
    VLVAAK25FCEHXNRIRCS2WMM9IBW2G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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