• Short Summary

    ABOUT 1,100 BRITISH PASSPORT HOLDERS FROM NICOSIA AND KYRENIA IN NORTHERN CYPRUS WERE REPORTED SHELTERING AT THE BRITISH ARMY BASE AT DHEKELIA IN SOUTHERN CYPRUS TODAY AMID FEARS OF A TURKISH INVASION OF THE ISLAND.

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    ABOUT 1,100 BRITISH PASSPORT HOLDERS FROM NICOSIA AND KYRENIA IN NORTHERN CYPRUS WERE REPORTED SHELTERING AT THE BRITISH ARMY BASE AT DHEKELIA IN SOUTHERN CYPRUS TODAY AMID FEARS OF A TURKISH INVASION OF THE ISLAND.

    MEANWHILE MR CYRUS VANCE, PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOY ARRIVED IN ANKARA FROM ATHENS TO RESUME TALKS WITH TURKISH OFFICIALS AIMED AT EASING THE TENSION.

    THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION IN CYPRUS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ADVISED BRITISH RESIDENTS OF OUTLYING AREAS ON THE NORTHERN COAST AND OF NICOSIA TO GO TO DHEKELIA. ABOUT 2,500 UNITED KINGDOM AND BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CITIZENS ARE INVOLVED. A BRITISH SPOKESMAN SAID THE PEOPLE WHO WENT TO DHEKELIA ARE LIVING IN ARMY BARRACKS VACATED BY THE CURRENT BRITISH DEFENCE RUN-DOWN IN CYPRUS.

    ABOUT 600 AMERICANS WERE FLOWN OUT TO BEIRUT YESTERDAY IN AN EVACUATION OF DEPENDENTS OF DIPLOMATIC AND CIVILIAN OFFICIALS FROM THE ISLAND.

    TWO HUNDRED UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE DEPENDENTS HAVE ALSO GONE TO DHEKELIA, BUT A U.N. SPOKESMAN SAID MILITARY AND CIVILIAN MEMBERS OF THE FORCE WOULD REMAIN AT THEIR POSTS.

    YESTERDAY, PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOY, MR CYRUS VANCE, SAW THE GREEK FOREIGN MINISTER, MR PANAYOTIS PIPINELIS A NUMBER OF TIMES IN EFFORTS TO AVERT A HEAD-ON CLASH BETWEEN THE TWO MEMBERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO).

    HE HAS NOW RETURNED TO ANKARA TO RESUME HIS TALKS WITH TURKISH OFFICIALS. ANOTHER PEACE ENVOY, DR. JOSE ROLZ-BEHNET REPRESENTING U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT, IS DUE TO HAVE TALKS IN ATHENS TODAY AFTER FLYING IN FROM ANKARA LAST NIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABF1JTOQELVNXBSWLX2VTOWC74
    Media URN:
    VLVABF1JTOQELVNXBSWLX2VTOWC74
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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