• Short Summary

    A NEW PHASE IN THE GREEK OPPOSITION ATTACH ON THE GOVERNMENT BEGAN ON SATURDAY WHEN THE LEADER OF THE CENTRE UNION LED A MARCH IN PROTEST AT WHAT HE CALLED "THE SOVEREIGN'S ASSOCIATION WITH THE ILLEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT".

  • Description

    A NEW PHASE IN THE GREEK OPPOSITION ATTACH ON THE GOVERNMENT BEGAN ON SATURDAY WHEN THE LEADER OF THE CENTRE UNION LED A MARCH IN PROTEST AT WHAT HE CALLED "THE SOVEREIGN'S ASSOCIATION WITH THE ILLEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT".

    IN THESSALY, CENTRAL GREECE, MR.PAPANDREOU SPOKE TO A LARGE CROWD OF COUNTRY PEOPLE, ASKING FOR SUPPORT FOR HIS CALL FOR NEW GENERAL ELECTIONS.THE OCTOBER 1961 ELECTIONS HAVE BEEN WIDELY REGARDED AS FRAUDULENT AND UNFAIR-RESULTING IN MR.KARAMANLIS'S SUPPORTERS GETTING 172 SEATS IN THE ELECTION RETURNS INSTEAD OF 120.KING PAUL'S POLICY OF NON-INTERFERENCE WAS TANTAMOUNT TO 'COMPLICITY' CLAIMED THE OPPOSITION LEADER.

    MR.PAPANDREOU'S COMMENT HAS CAUSED WIDESPREAD SPECULATION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE GREEK MONARCHY.EVER SINCE SEVERING RELATIONS WITH THE CROWN IN SEPTEMBER AND BOYCOTTING ROYAL INVITATIONS, THE CENTRAL UNION'S LEADER HAS BEEN INTENT ON INCREASING POLITICAL UNREST WITH THE OBJECT OF BRINGING DOWN THE KARAMANLIS GOVERNMENT.IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE CENTRE-UNION WILL NOW ADOPT AND OPENLY ANTI-MONARCHIST POLICY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE2LED8DH4J93OAM7RB4DMJJO3
    Media URN:
    VLVAE2LED8DH4J93OAM7RB4DMJJO3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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