• Short Summary

    TODAY - MARCH 25TH - IS A GREEK NATIONAL HOLIDAY, COMMEMORATING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AGAINST THE TURKS IN 1821.

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    TODAY - MARCH 25TH - IS A GREEK NATIONAL HOLIDAY, COMMEMORATING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AGAINST THE TURKS IN 1821. PARADES AND CELEBRATIONS WILL BE TAKING PLACE ALL OVER GREECE TODAY (WEDNESDAY), BUT GREEK TROOPS IN CYPRUS MARKED THE OCCASION YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

    THE GREEK AMBASSADOR TO CYPRUS, MR. DELIVANIS, WAS AMONG GUESTS OF HONOUR, INVITED TO THE CEREMONY AT THE GREEK CAMP. A PRIEST BLESSED THE GREEK TROOPS BEFORE THEY MARCHED PAST IN A BIG PARADE.

    THE SITUATION IN CYPRUS REMAINS CALM AS THE ISLAND AWAITS THE ARRIVAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS MEDIATOR, THE FINNISH AMBASSADOR TO SWEDEN, MR. SAKARI TUOMIOJA, WHO HAS BEEN HAVING DISCUSSIONS WITH U THANT IN GENEVA. LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY), THE INDIAN COMMANDER OF THE U.N. PEACE FORCE, GENERAL CYAIN SAID THE FORCE SHOULD BE OPERATIONAL BEFORE THE END OF THE WEEK. HE WAS SPEAKING ON HIS RETURN TO NICOSIA FROM A WEEK'S LEAVE AND TALKS WITH U THANT IN GENEVA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEN4BO0SSJSDUK2FHGALYDZT7V
    Media URN:
    VLVAEN4BO0SSJSDUK2FHGALYDZT7V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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