Dr. Heinrich Kopf, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony, Germany, arrived at Athens Airport May 28?
The Greek and German Flags.
The Army Detachment which will render the Honours.
Deputy Premier Canellopoulos and Mr. Saelos, German Ambassador
The Lufthansa plane on which Dr. Kopf is arriving rolls in at Athens Airport.
The officials approach to greet Lower Saxony's Premier.
Dr. Kopf and his wife, as well as his suit step down the gangway.
Handshakes; Deputy Premier Canellopoulos welcomes the German Statesman on behalf of Premier Karamanlis, and the Greek Government.
Dr. Kopf, escorted by Mr. Canellopoulos, inspect the Guard of Honour lined up before the VIP's special stand.
Deputy Premier Canellopoulos introduces to Dr. Kopf the other Government Officials.
The Saxon Premier is now speaking; to Athens Radio Broadcasting expressing his happiness to have arrived in Greece, recalling the ties of his country to the Greek Nation as well as the friendly relations which reached now the pre-war standard.
Preceded and escorted by RHAF motor-cyclists, Dr. Kopf and his suit drive towards Athens.
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Background: Dr. Heinrich Kopf, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony, Germany, arrived at Athens Airport May 28 for a three-day official visit as guest of the Greek Government. He was greeted by Mr. Canellopoulos, the Greek Deputy Prime Minister.
During his visit, Dr. Kopf will have talks with the Greek Government on relations between Greece and Germany, and will have luncheon with King Paul.