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    KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE IS STILL IN EXILE IN ROME FOLLOWING HIS UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO OVERTHROW THE MILITARY REGIME IN ATHENS....

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    KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE IS STILL IN EXILE IN ROME FOLLOWING HIS UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO OVERTHROW THE MILITARY REGIME IN ATHENS....BUT AFTER TWO DAYS OF MEETINGS AND TALKS IT'S BELIEVED THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT HE WILL RETURN TO HIS COUNTY.

    THE KING AND THE ROYAL FAMILY WERE YESTERDAY STAYING AT THE ROME VILLA OF HIS COUSIN, PRINCE HENRY OF HESSE. THEY WERE VISITED THERE BY THE GREEK SHIPPING MAGNATE MR. STAVROS NIARCHOS, AND FRIENDS OF KING CONSTANTINE.

    FOR THE DEFEATED MONARCH, IT WAS A DAY OF SHUTTLING BETWEEN THE VILLA AND THE GREEK EMBASSY, WHERE HE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE MET THE GREEK FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. PIPINELIS, WHO'S FLOWN TO ROME FROM A NATO MEETING IN BRUSSELS.

    IN ATHENS TODAY (SATURDAY) GENERAL PATTAKOS, THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER IN THE NEW MILITARY GOVERNMENT FORMED AFTER THE KING'S DEFEAT, SAID THAT IF THE KING WANTED TO RETURN HE WOULD BE ACCEPTED. THE GENERAL TOLD REPORTERS: "HE LEFT OF HIS OWN WILL, AND HE CAN RETURN OF HIS OWN WILL".

    AND IN ROME, THE MEETINGS CONTINUED. THE GREEK ORTHODOX PRIMATE ARCHBISHOP GERONIMOS FLEW IN FROM ATHENS, AND JOINED MR. PIPINELIS AND FORMER VICE PREMIER GENERAL SPANDADAKIS AT THE EMBASSY, WHERE THEY WERE HAVING TALKS WITH THE 27-YEAR-OLD KING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABEKND64785MRP8NQJOL87L8M9
    Media URN:
    VLVABEKND64785MRP8NQJOL87L8M9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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