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    THE NEW GREEK PRIME MINISTER, MR.STEPHANOS STEPHANOPOULOS EARLY TODAY (SATURDAY) WON A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE?

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    THE NEW GREEK PRIME MINISTER, MR.STEPHANOS STEPHANOPOULOS EARLY TODAY (SATURDAY) WON A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE FROM PARLIAMENT, BRINGING TO AN END THE LONG POLITICAL CRISIS IN GREECE.

    VOTING WAS 152 IN FAVOUR OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT AND 148 AGAINST -- ONLY ONE VOTE ABOVE THE CONSTITUTIONAL MINIMUM FOR A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE.

    ME.STEPHANOPOULOS NOW FACES SERIOUS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS AFTER 72 DAYS OF CRISIS CAUSED BY THE RESIGNATION OF THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, MR.GEORGE PAPANDREOU IN A DISPUTE WITH KING CONSTANTINE.

    MR.PAPANDREOU HAS DENOUNCED THE NEW GOVERNMENT AND HAS SAID HE WILL CONTINUE AN 'UNRELENTING STRUGGLE' TO OUST IT.

    DURING THE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE PRECEDING THE VOTE OF CONFIDENCE PROCEEDINGS WERE SUSPENDED WHEN A SCUFFLE BROKE OUT ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE.POLICE WERE ON GUARD OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT DURING THE DEBATE.

    MR.STEPHANOPOULOS RECEIVED 45 VOTES FROM DISSIDENT MEMBERS OF THE CENTRE UNION PARTY, OF WHICH MR.PAPANDREOU IS A MEMBER.

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT IS THE THIRD FORMED SINCE THE POLITICAL CRISIS STARTED.THE PREVIOUS TWO FEEL WHEN THEY FAILED TO GET VOTES OF CONFIDENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD7ZURQ666WZGWYQ119YDZ0B8A
    Media URN:
    VLVAD7ZURQ666WZGWYQ119YDZ0B8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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