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    INTRODUCTION The Greek Foreign Minister, Dimitrios Bitsios, arrived in Jordan on Friday (27 February) for talks on Cyprus and the Middle East at a time of renewed hopes for settlements in both areas.

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    INTRODUCTION The Greek Foreign Minister, Dimitrios Bitsios, arrived in Jordan on Friday (27 February) for talks on Cyprus and the Middle East at a time of renewed hopes for settlements in both areas.

    SYNOPSIS: The Greek foreign minister flew in to Amman airport from Syria. Jordan is the latest stop in a tour of Arab countries. Mr. Bitsios was met by Jordan's Prime Minister, Modar Badran, and the two men left immediately for discussions on the Middle East. Mr. badran told newsmen later that the talks had centred on recent diplomatic efforts to negotiate a peace in the area.

    Both the United Nations Secretary-General, Kurt Waldheim, and the United States Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance, have visited the Middle East i n the past month. Mr. Bitsios talks on cyprus also follow renewed hopes fro agreement there. A United States special envoy visited the island earlier this month and said that a settlement there this year was a definite possibility. Efforts to find peace in the two areas come amid fears that failure to do so could lead to fresh fighting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABTT07EXSWA16SH2P9GBQ95YTX
    Media URN:
    VLVABTT07EXSWA16SH2P9GBQ95YTX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
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    N/A

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