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    ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE GREEK NOMADS WERE HANDED BACK ON FRIDAY BY THE ALABANIAN AUTHORITIES.REPRESENTATIVES?

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    ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE GREEK NOMADS WERE HANDED BACK ON FRIDAY BY THE ALABANIAN AUTHORITIES.REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GREEK WELFARE MINISTRY MET THEM AT KAKAVIA BORDER POST.THE GREEKS WERE TAKEN HOSTAGE DURING THE COMMUNIST ADVANCES OF 1947 AND 1948.

    THEY WILL BE RESETTLED IN MACEDONIA.THEY BROUGHT BACK WITH THEM SOME 2,000 SHEEP AND GOATS, AS WELL AS 160 COWS AND MULES.ABOUT 35 AND 40 CHILDREN HANDED OVER WERE BORN WHILE THEIR PARENTS WERE BEING HELD.

    A STATE OF WAR STILL EXISTS BETWEEN GREECE AND ALBANIA.THE HOSTAGES SAID THAT THE ALBANIAN AUTHORITIES PERSECUTED GREEKS IN SOUTHERN ALBANIA, WHICH GREECE CLAIMS AS GREEKS IN SOUTHERN ALBANIA, WHICH GREECE CLAIMS AS GREEK TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACWENMNCE905QBXGDBEL6I9N48
    Media URN:
    VLVACWENMNCE905QBXGDBEL6I9N48
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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